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i am Gari hunduma ,from Ethiopia .Here by am requesting assistance from the organisation to meet the need. the attached is my son's case who is 6month, male chiid, he has heart case which needs surgical correction.but it is not available in ethiopia
the detail case summery is attached here .so pls. i need full information,which Hospital is preferable,what cost it is,any helping organization,pls.send me ASAP.he is at critical stage, The network is suggested by dr Premsekar, cardialogist, kauveri hospitals, india
Dear Gari Hunduma
Thanks for your mail.
As per the report your child is now 6 months old and has Tricuspid atresia with normally related great arteries and a large VSD. Recently treated for pneumonia.
This is a complex problem needing 2-3 heart operations. The first operation should have been done at 2-3 months of age.
We can undertake the first stage operation after detailed evaluation at our hospital here in Chennai. Kauvery Hospital has an experienced paediatric cardiology team which can handle such conditions.
PLEASE SEND ME A RECENT CHEST X-RAY OF THE BABY
The estimate is likely to be 5000 USD for the open heart operation and you should be prepared for a prolonged stay of up to 2-3 weeks if the baby needs medical treatment of the pneumonia before the heart operation.
We work closely with Global Heart Network who may assist you with finding donors for the surgery. You can post your needs on www.globalheartnetwork.com
Thanks and Regards
Dr.R.Prem Sekar MBBS.,MRCPI (Paed)., FRCP (Glasg)
Senior Consultant Paediatric Interventional Cardiologist