Zikoranachidinma, a 2-year-old Nigerian baby girl was born with an atrial septal defect, a hole in her heart. The baby grew with slight symptoms of the conditions like heavy breathing, blue baby syndrome, etc., which became extensive a few months after she turned one-year-old.
This naturally scared the parents, who despite the risk of surgery were getting desperate to improve the condition of their child. So, they started consulting doctors in Nigeria, most of whom suggested a pacemaker insertion. However, after researching and consulting with other doctors, this treatment plan didn’t sound suitable to the parents.
Pediatric pacemaker implantation and adult implantation both involve similar procedures. But pacemaker therapy in young patients involves several unique issues regarding their size, development, growth, and the possible presence of any other congenital heart disease, which in Zikoranachidinma’s case was the existence of a muscle mass.
Then through the work of fate, Zikoranachidinma’s parents were suggested to find a better option in India as the country is medically very advanced and the cost offered here as also very affordable, so they went on goggle in search of the best child heart treatment India got in touch with India cardiac surgery service, where the coordinator helped them explore different treatments options for best child heart treatment India and hospitals in India. The parents shared the reports with India cardiac surgery service, which contacted the baby’s parents, and helped them arrange everything the case manager helped me to get the Visa Invitation Letter from the hospital. The visa application process was also done by the India cardiac surgery service team. They only had to give their information. Other than this, the accommodation was also arranged by the team as per the patient’s preferences. Their pickup and drop-off from the airport were also arranged by team members. They facilitated my trip very smoothly. The case was studied and handled by one of the best CTVS surgeons in India,
“It was a very complicated case. The baby was only two years old, which makes the surgery very critical. Zikoranachidinma not only had a 9mm hole in his heart but he had a muscle mass directly under the hole, which could have become a major problem in the future. So, we also decided to remove it. We couldn’t risk the mass interrupting his blood flow or heart rhythm. The baby was kept in the cardiac intensive care unit for three days, where his blood flow and heart rhythm were closely monitored, and we are happy to tell that the baby is having a healthy recovery” said the Surgeon for Successful best child heart treatment in India.
Within a few days after the surgery, the baby had started playing and crawling around the hospital room. Zikoranachidinma’s mother couldn’t stop showing her gratitude to India's cardiac surgery service for the best child heart treatment in India. Here’s, what she had to say, “I am grateful that God helped us meet India cardiac surgery service. Today, my baby is healthy because of them. I didn’t want Zikoranachidinma to get pacemaker implantation and still live the life with this defect, depending on a machine; I had read so many articles about the potential risks of pacemaker insertion in young children that I just couldn't. Thankfully, India cardiac surgery service was able to save my child without the pacemaker implantation. I am very excited for my baby to go home and live a normal life. Our entire visit was great. Everything was arranged by the Indian cardiac surgery service and went on systematically. It was hassle-free. Moreover, the treatment in the hospital went well and successfully. The entire staff was co-operative and sensitive to all my requirements. Thanks to the team and the hospital for the support”
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