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Lung surgery for rare genetic disease successful at AJ Hospital

Lung surgery for rare genetic disease successful at AJ Hospital
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Mangaluru: A 1yr 9 month old child was referred to A.J. Hospital with complaints of repeated respiratory infection and coughing out blood (Hemoptysis). On evaluation child was found to have a rare genetic condition called Aberrant Systemic Arterial – Pulmonary Venous Fistula with Intralobar Pulmonary Sequestration.

Child successfully underwent this intricate lung surgery performed by consultant Cardio – Thoracic and Vascular surgeon Dr Sambhram Shetty H.S., ably supported by Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon Dr Jayashankar Marla. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care was managed by Dr Suhas M.K. Post-Surgery hospital stay was uneventful and the child was discharged on day five Post operation. This is a rare genetic congenital lung anomaly found in 1 in million live birth. A.J. Hospital is proud to offer treatment for children who are citizens of tomorrow.

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