It's a lot larger than we thought! Now, simple logic implies it's not coming out from the same route... there's no backing that thing out!
Today they went in through an artery in her neck, and fished that rig out.... took a couple of hours.
During the procedure Madi was in a drug induced fog. Conscious but uncaring Madi later mentioned that she her the surgeon say "WAY TO GO PABLO... now get me a towel and some peroxide". Someone got splattered... :-)
Next Steps: Her first post-cancer treatment MRI on the 18th, scheduled every three months until year 2-3, then every 6 months until year 5, then annually after that.