After Charlie came back from MRI at about 1:30 he was sent back down to get an x-ray of his shunt. His shunt is programed with a high powered magnet so every time he gets an MRI he will need to have a x-ray to make sure his shunt is in the same level of drainage. That was a good pick up by our nurse Helen. Syd from neurosurgery said his CT looked the same except that the air pocket that was previously there is gone (good news) and the ventricles look the same as before. She will discuss the test with Dr. Brockmeyer but from their perspective the shunt is working properly so they will probably not change anything. We will not get the results from the MRI of the ears for a while since Dr. Park (ENT) is out of town and will have to view it remotely. The X-ray of the shunt also looked fine so there is no need to reprogram the shunt. Because he was in radiology so long he recieved his 12:00 medication two hours late so since he got the medication he has been totally asleep.
PS= Last night Roxey and I saw him sneeze (twice actually) for the first time in a long time. I don't know if that is a reflex related to his cold or if he is becoming more alert but I thought I would mention it.