Two month old baby with serious heart disease saved

A two month old baby with severe inborn heart disease was saved in the Central Hospital in Thua Thien-Hue Province.

The hospital announced on May 1 that doctors performed a successful heart operation to save two month old Bui Hong An in Bac Tra My District in the central province of Quang Nam.

The baby was born without anus, a relatively common birth defect. She underwent an operation to have man-made anus. She was transferred to the Central Hospital in Thua Thien-Hue Province for another surgery to put the rectum in right place.

Doctors of the Central Hospital discovered that the baby girl has serious heart disease that is threatening her life. The disease causes the breathing problems, her lips and tips of fingers turned blue. Moreover, test results are not good.

Medical workers fretted that she could stop breathing during the operation.

The baby’s life was saved after the successful operation.

By Van Thang - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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