Mahira’s PDA Surgery
|Referring Doctor:||Dr.sumod Kurian|
|Target Funds Needed:||$489.62 / INR 0|
|Date of Treatment:||2018-07-08|
|Date of Completion:||2018-07-12|
Mihira is 1.5 years old girl diagnosed with a heart condition called PDA right now she is admitted in GB Pant soon she will be operated may be in this weak the total cost of the surgery is 33600/- ($489.62) but her family only be able to arrange 10000/- ($145.72) and for the rest they need help as her father is labour and earn only up to 7000/- ($102.00) a month and in this income his father barely run a house
here is some information regarding Mahir’s Diagnosis
PDA is a heart problem that is frequently noted in the first few weeks or months after birth. It is characterized by the persistence of a normal fetal connection between the aorta and the pulmonary artery which allows oxygen-rich (red) blood that should go to the body to recirculate through the lungs.
All babies are born with this connection between the aorta and the pulmonary artery. While your baby was developing in the uterus, it was not necessary for blood to circulate through the lungs because oxygen was provided through the placenta. During pregnancy, a connection was necessary to allow oxygen-rich (red) blood to bypass your baby’s lungs and proceed into the body. This normal connection that all babies have is called a ductus arteriosus.
At birth, the placenta is removed when the umbilical cord is cut. Your baby’s lungs must now provide oxygen to his or her body. As your baby takes the first breath, the blood vessels in the lungs open up, and blood begins to flow through them to pick up oxygen. At this point, the ductus arteriosus is not needed to bypass the lungs. Under normal circumstances, within the first few days after birth, the of ductus arteriosus closes and blood no longer passes through it.
TOTAL COST OF SURGERY-33600/- ($489.62)
FAMILY CAN ONLY PAY- 10000/- ($145.72)
FUNDS NEEDED- 23600/- ($343.90)