GUWAHATI, 18 Jun: The Hayat Super Specialty Hospital carried out a complete cardiac surgery on a two-month-old child here recently.
The treatment and surgery of a complex disease has brought good news for the entire northeast and Assam.
Earlier, a two-month-old baby had been admitted to Dibrugarh Medical College Hospital with sudden onset of cough, fever, chills and shortness of breath. After initial treatment and three days of ventilation, it was diagnosed that the child had TAPVC or Total anomalous pulmonary venous return. Infected children may have difficulty moving their lungs and may be exposed to a variety of related illnesses. The amount of pneumonia in the body of the child also increases.
After being admitted to Hayat Super Specialty Hospital in critical condition, treatment was provided under the guidance of senior doctor and cardiologist of hospital Dr. Suroj Kumar Pradhan.
After at least 3 hours of surgery under the leadership of Dr. Pradhan and with the help of Dr. Abu Riaz, Dr. Kangkan Sharma, Dr. Hrishikesh Bharali, pediatrician Dr. Dolly Kalita of hospital, the child is able to return to normal.
According to the doctor, the surgery was very complicated. But due to the doctor’s diligent efforts and successful open heart surgery, his heart was completely healthy and the effects of pneumonia on his body were lessening.
On Friday, a two-month and nineteen-days-old child named Ans Paswan is allowed to return home from the hospital in a completely healthy condition.
According to the hospital authorities, in the past, patients had to travel outside Assam for such complex and critical surgeries. However, such surgeries are possible for Hayat Super Speciality Hospital’s experienced doctors, nurses and advanced technicians as well as world-class technology.
This was the first such pediatric surgery in the North East, and was performed under the government of Assam’s ‘Snehasparsha’ scheme. In addition, the hospital performs about 110 surgeries on such children under the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBHK), according to a Hayat Super Specialty Hospital release.