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Dr. Mohler Recovering Following Surgery

Discussion in '2008 Archive' started by Martin, Dec 29, 2006.

  1. Martin

    Martin Active Member

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    Dr. Mohler recovering following surgery

    Dr. Albert Mohler is recovering at Louisville's Baptist East hospital following abdominal surgery. Dr. Mohler was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday after experiencing abdominal pain. During a three-hour procedure, surgeons removed scar tissue from a 1980s operation. Dr. Mohler is expected to be released from the hospital next week and will continue his recovery at home. Dr. Russell Moore, dean of the School of Theology and Senior VP for Academic Administration at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will host The Albert Mohler radio program until he is able to return to the air. Dr. Mohler's blog and commentary posts will resume as soon as he is able. Please join the Southern Seminary community in praying for Dr. Mohler's quick and total recovery.

    FROM: Al Mohler's Website...SOURCE
     
  2. El_Guero

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    I do not understand what his scar tissue had to do with it, but I definitely lift his recovery up to the Lord.
     
  3. Martin

    Martin Active Member

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    Yea. This is his second surgery in a year. He had surgery on one of his eyes around the time of the Southern Baptist Convention. :praying:
     
  4. Jeff Weaver

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    Sometimes scar tissue continues to grow long after it stops in most people. Externally they can be quite common and are called keloids. If he has had previous abdominal surgery, it is likely that the scar tissue continued to grow and created a bowel obstruction. My mother had this same situation about a year ago, but had the surgery to remove the scar tissue and is doing fine.
     
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    My prayers go to him and his family.
     
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    From Albertmohler.com:

    Dr. Mohler's health has sustained a setback. Over the past 36 hours Dr. Mohler has suffered from unrelenting pain. This unusual degree of pain signaled concern for the attending physicians and prompted additional tests this afternoon. In the past hour these tests have revealed that Dr. Mohler is suffering from pulmonary emboli in both lungs. His condition is quite serious and he has been moved to the intensive care unit of Baptist East Hospital in Louisville, KY for immediate treatment.

    Please make this a matter of urgent prayer. Thank you once again for your concern and support during these days.
     
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    Update from Almohler.com:

    From Dr. Russell Moore:

    I just left from visiting Albert Mohler at the intensive care unit of Baptist East Hosptial here in Louisville. I am glad to report that he is doing much better than he was when I spoke to the radio audience of the program about this at 5:05 PM.
    While his situation is still very serious, it seems that the doctors have his treatment well underway and he is recuperating well. Pulmonary emboli represent a serious concern under any circumstances but it seems that RAM is responding excellently to the treatment. We can all be grateful the doctors found this development so quickly.
    The President is talking and in good spirits. Despite his incredible pain and having just lived through the scare of his life, he was actually able to discuss a book I brought to him the other day about, of all things, the life of Wendell Willkie.
    Dr. Mohler still needs your prayers, as do Mary, Katie, and Christopher, so please don't stop them. But I am happy to say that I think his treatment is going well and I expect that he will be back to his life as normal sooner rather than later.
     
  8. El_Guero

    El_Guero New Member

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    Thanks for the update!

    Wayne


     
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