CASE History - CHIME
Details of Parent/Relative/Guardian
Nindra Mokshita just completed her first year on October 25. She is the first born to Kanniya and Leelavathi and was born at Thirupathi govt hospital. She seemed fine and healthy but in the 5thmonth she developed very high fever. The doctor who was treating her suspected a heart condition and referred her to be taken to Thiruvallur for a Scan and report on her condition. There they were asked to visit the Thiruvallur Government Hospital as Paedeatric Cardiology Specialist visited the hospital once a month and they could get an opinion. It was then that Mokshita was diagnosed and the lockdown and pandemic had by then taken over.
She has been on medication and her health has been indifferent. It is not easy any more to postpone this surgery.
Diagnosed to have Large Perimembranous VSD, bidirectional shunt, additional muscular VSDs, Severe Pulmonary Stenosis.
Treatment – To undergo Open heart surgery, ICR: Closure of VSDs + Pulmonary Valvotomy for correction of the same.
Estimate Cost – Rs.2,60,000 including surgery, ICU & Hospital stay, Post op investigations and medications.
Kanniya has done his industrial Training and works as a machine operator.