Quick update…some test results are in, but no go/no go decision on bypass surgery yet.
Ultrasound – discovered a small module (<0.75mm) on his thyroid. Not entirely sure what that means yet.
XRays of the lungs – discovered he has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and also discovered he has emphysema. Alice and I are guessing it’s a mild case because he doesn’t seem to have much difficulty breathing to us. COPD affects the tubes that carry air in/out of the lungs. I’ll have to look up more on that later.
Cat scan of lungs – scheduled for later today.
Breathing test – done, but results not back yet.