Baby of Ponnu, just 13 days old baby, requires urgent heart surgery due to Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
We were invited to meet this family in such urgency for this 13 days old baby that Cardiac Doctor have suggested for an urgent requirement of Heart Surgery but, the family is in extreme poor condition to bare the expense for the surgery and its related treatments.
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How is Ventricular Septal Defect Surgery Performed?
The surgery to close a Ventricular septal defect is done under general anesthesia so that the child will be asleep and feel no pain. The surgeon makes a cut down the center of the chest to reach the VSD.
The child is placed on a heart/lng bypass machine during surgery.
The heart is stopped, and the heart/lung machine takes over for the heart, pumping red blood throughout the body.
The heart/lung machine also brings oxygen-poor blood back to the machine where it picks up oxygen.
The surgeon uses a special patch or stitches to close the VSD.
The surgeon puts the patch over the VSD and sews it into place.
Once the repair is completed, the heart is restarted.
The child is taken off the heart/lung bypass machine.
The surgeon closes the skin incision.
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