Baby of Swathi
Referred by: Dr. Robert
Address: No.3-35, Ramagiri Village Pichatur, Mandal Chitoor Dist,
Thirupathi, Andhra Pradesh
Details of Parent/Relative/Guardian
Balaji and Swathi are from Pichatur in Chitoor district. Balaji is an agriculturist with an acre of land. This is a “precious” baby. When older parents conceive after a long wait, and the mother is a late primi, such a baby is called a precious baby.
The mother conceived after long wait. They have been married five years. They were aware of the baby having a congenital defect at the time of the ante natal scan. However they decided to go ahead. The baby was born in Tirupathi at Srinivasa Super Speciality Hospital by C section.
As the condition is critical, the baby has been brought to CHENNAI to MIOT Hosptials for an assessment. The mother is in anguish, in pain after her ceasarean – all in a matter of 15 days. For her, her only worry is that her baby needs immediate assessment and treatment.
Four to six weeks according to baby weight the surgery will be planned.
Diagnosis - Truncus Arteriosus
Treatment – To undergo Truncus repair with RV-PA tissue valve conduit for correction of the same.
Estimate Cost – 5,00,000 including surgery, ICU & Hospital stay, Post op investigations and medications
Covid times and the couple are really in a tight spot with no way of getting help to raise funds.