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Ankur Needs PDA Surgery

Ankur Needs PDA Surgery

Vital Stats

Age:12 years
Hospital:gb pant
Referring Doctor:Dr.Sumod kurian
Surgery Required:yes
Target Funds Needed:$350.90 / INR 0
Donations Received:
Date of Treatment:2018-05-10
Date of Completion:2018-05-24

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Case Summary

Ankur is a 12 years old kid diagnosed with a heart condition called PDA right now he is admitted to GB pant waiting for her surgery his surgery may be done within a weak
he is the only child his father is a serviceman and can earn only up to 10000/- ($148.69) a month but still they are ready to afford 10000/- ($148.69) he said when I will be free from this problem I want to be a big guy to my family and to support my family and to dream big and save lives if I could just like us keep him in your prayer and donate for Ankur and just like him

here is the information regarding Ankur’s heart condition
Patent ductus arteriosus is a condition wherein the ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth.
Early symptoms are uncommon, but in the first year of life include increased ‘work of breathing’ and poor weight gain. An uncorrected PDA may lead to congestive heart failure with increasing age.
The ductus arteriosus is a fetal blood vessel that closes soon after birth. In a PDA, the vessel does not close and remains “patent” (open), resulting in irregular transmission of blood between the aorta and the pulmonary artery. PDA is common in newborns with persistent respiratory problems such as hypoxia and has a high occurrence in premature newborns. Premature newborns are more likely to be hypoxic and have PDA due to underdevelopment of the heart and lungs.
A PDA allows a portion of the oxygenated blood from the left heart to flow back to the lungs by flowing from the aorta (which has higher pressure) to the pulmonary artery. If this shunt is substantial, the neonate becomes short of breath: the additional fluid returning to the lungs increases lung pressure, which in turn increases the energy required to inflate the lungs. This uses more calories than normal and often interferes with feeding in infancy. This condition, as a constellation of findings, is called congestive heart failure.

Family Background:-
The total cost of the surgery 33600/- ($499.59)
family can afford 10000/- ($148.69)
funds required 23600/- ($350.90)
total family member- 3

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