Raziya’s PDA Surgery
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Raziya is 10 years old diagnosed with a heart of PDA right now she is admitted in GB pant Raziya’s father is doing a Labour and only be able to earn 5000/- ($70.43) but somehow only be able to arrange 13600/- ($191.58) Please keep her in your prayers and donate for baby Raziya.
here is the information regarding raziya’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 the 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 the 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.
the family background:-
the total family member:- 3
the total cost of the surgery:- 33600/- ($473.31)
the funds required:-20000/- ($281.73)
the family arranged:-13600/- ($191.58)