Name: Pradyuma R Srivathsa/ 2nd Twin Baby of K P Chitra
Age: 3 Years and 5 months
Place of Birth: Mysore- Dr Jyothi’s Healthcare Pvt Ltd, 22 Block 8, Dr Rajkumar road, JSS layout, Shakthinagar post, Mysore—570029.
Attended by Dr Jyothi Umesh and delivered twin babies.
On a regular examination by the pediatrician, Dr Santosh Kumar 9742696792 it was detected that the baby was suffering from a congenital heart disease on 28/03/2016 and later confirmed by ECHO report at Apollo hospital Mysore. The child was diagnosed to possess a single ventricle in the heart.
Later the baby was shown at Narayana Hrudayalaya Bangalore and also repeatedly shown at Amrita Hospital at Edappally in Kerala and finally was subjected to Major Heart surgery called Glenn at Fortis Escorts Okhla Road New Delhi, by Dr K S IYER on 23/09/2017.
The baby has been advised another major operation to be performed between 3.5 years to 4 years of age.
Initially, the heart sounds of the baby showed a distinct murmur and on exertion, the baby would become blue and breathless due to mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood.
Growth and activity milestones were delayed.
After the Glenn operation, baby is walking and doing activities better becoming less blue and attending school.
The above mentioned 2nd operation called, Fontan is scheduled between September and November 2019 at Fortis Escorts hospital in New Delhi.
The Pediatric cardiac surgeon is expecting further improvement in health, activity and longevity after 2nd operation.
The cost of the surgery will be around INR 7 Lakhs and it will be done in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi.