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Shourya needs a PDA

Shourya needs a PDA

Vital Stats

Age:18 months
Hospital:gb pant
Referring Doctor:Dr.Sumod kurian
Surgery Required:yes
Target Funds Needed:$287.28 / INR 0
Donations Received:
Date of Treatment:2019-05-20
Date of Completion:2019-06-20

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Case Summary

Shourya is 18 months old needs surgery of PDA he will undergo his surgery soon once the doctor runs some couple of tests whether his body is ready for the surgery or not the total cost of the surgery is 33600/- ($482.63) but family is only able to arrange 13600/- ($195.35) his father is a driver and earn only 8000/- ($114.91) a month the total funds required is 20000/- please keep him in your prayers and donate for Shourya.

Here are some brief about his diagnoses:-

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 total cost of the surgery:-33600/- ($482.63)
The family arranged:-13600/- ($195.35)
Funds required:-20000/- ($287.28)

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