We got an update that surgery started around 10am EST. Dr. Chugani just came out and visited with us for a bit. He had just left the OR and said everything was proceeding as planned. Nothing much else to report...which at this point is a good thing.
To answer a question of Elaine's and maybe explain it to everyone else...the MST procedure isn't guaranteed to happen but they are framing it as a likely outcome. The three lobes, temporal, occipital and parietal will be removed first, then they will test the motor cortex again to see if the spiking that was previously seen was secondary to the dysplaisa in the three lobes. It's just wait and see.