3-Year-Old Boy Turned Blue Because Of A Rare Condition

3-Year-Old Boy Turned Blue Because Of A Rare Condition

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Team of doctors from the Fortis Hospital has successfully diagnosed and operated upon a three-year-old boy from Jammu and Kashmir who was suffering from a rare condition. The patient, Mohd Aasim had a large hole in the heart. His aorta and pulmonary artery were coming out of the wrong chamber.

To add on to his complications, one of the main blood vessels was blocked below the valve. As a result, the kid had turned blue with oxygen concentration of mere 52 per cent instead of 100 percent. A team led by Vijay Agarwal, Director and HOD, Paediatric Surgery, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, had successfully operated upon the patient using Double Root Translocation (DRT) surgery method.

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