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ashish kumar vsd surgery

ashish kumar vsd surgery

Vital Stats

Name:Ashish kumar
Age:1.4 years
Referring Doctor:DR. DINESH CHANDARA
Surgery Required:yes
Target Funds Needed:$781.13 / INR 0
Donations Received:
Date of Treatment:2017-09-11
Date of Completion:2017-10-13

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Case Summary

Ashish Kumar who is 1.4 yrs old suffering from Ventricular septal defect (VSD) surgery is a type of heart surgery. It’s done to correct a hole between the left and right ventricles of the heart.

The heart has 4 chambers: 2 upper (atria) and 2 lower (ventricles). Blood that is high in oxygen flows from the left atrium to the left ventricle and out to the body, where the vital organs use the oxygen. Blood with less oxygen flows from the right atrium to the right ventricle and out to the lungs. There, it picks up more oxygen. Normally, a wall (septum) is present between the left and right atria and between the left and right ventricles. A child with a VSD has a hole in the wall between the left and right ventricles. The hole lets blood flow abnormally from the left ventricle into the right ventricle. As a result, too much blood may go to the lungs.

During this surgery, a surgeon makes a cut down the front of the chest and divides the breastbone to reach the heart. A heart-lung machine is used to pump blood and act as the lungs during the surgery. Then the surgeon patches up the hole between the ventricles. Over time, the child’s own cells grow over the patch, anchoring it in place even more.

Ashish Kumar is from Bihar and he is the only child of his parents and his father is a small farmer and only earn up to ($109.38) 7000/- a month.

Cost of treatment for master Ashish Kumar will be 100000/- ($1562.62) out of which family will try to contribute 50000/- or about ($781.31). The treatment will take place in Medanta mendicity at the subsidized cost listed above funds to be raised by us 50000/- ($781.31)

Let’s put a smile on master Ashish, let’s give him a chance to play, learn and become someone one day.

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