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Lalit needs help

Lalit needs help

Vital Stats

Age:12 years
Hospital:gb pant
Referring Doctor:dr.arima nigam
Surgery Required:yes
Target Funds Needed:$391.39 / INR 0
Donations Received:
Date of Treatment:2018-05-01
Date of Completion:2018-05-25

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Case Summary

Lalit is 12 years old kid diagnosed with a heart problem called PDA right now he is admitted in GB pant waiting for the surgery.he is the only one of his parents his father is a worker on daily basis and earn only up to 10000/- ($149.96) a month still they are ready to afford 7500/- ($112.47) but for the rest they are dependent on us he may undergo his surgery soon maybe in a week here is lalit’s diagnosis information:-

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/- ($503.86)
Family can afford 7500/- ($112.47)
funds required 26100/- ($391.39)
total member 3

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