Cultures from this new femoral line have been positive for the past two days, growing out the same two bugs that Gavin initially was growing when he came in on Saturday. This plan is to attempt to place a PICC line tomorrow in the OR. Last year a PICC was attempted but was a failed attempt and it was thought that Gavin had no access for a PICC. W are hoping that with growth something might have opened up -- we'll see.
After a new line is placed the femoral line will be pulled and we will have to stay until net week to get a new central line placed in his chest. Right now his bowel -- the stub that he has left is very sick and leaky, so we want to make sure this new central line will stay infection free before we leave.
I'm tired. Today I just wanted to blink and *poof* it all went away -- no such luck.