5-month-old Thejesh suffering Pneumonia is on artificial support
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About the Fundraiser
The baby #Thejesh 5 months old. His parents are Nandha and Aruna. his father was driver
This Baby was admitted to pediatric intensive care unit of #Apollo children's hospital Chennai for worsening pneumonia leading to respiratory failure (Almost Lung Failure). The oxygen in baby body dropped to life-threatening low levels which could not be corrected with regular ventilatory support. Baby is now on ECMO support (Heart Lung Machine) till the lung cover from pneumonia. Baby will require 3 weeks of ECMO support in the pediatric intensive care unit.
The cost of ECMO and PICU treatment will be around 7 lakhs per week (1 lakh per day), the total of 20 lakhs approximately. Baby's father is a driver in #pondicherry and needs all the financial support and help to save his only child.