A one day Male child was admitted at Neotia Getwel Healthcare Centre with Complains of respiratory distress. The child was diagnosed and found to have right sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia (Hole in the diaphragm) with liver and almost entire bowel present in the right side of the chest.The child also had Malformed Lungs along with pulmonary hypertension (pressure in great vessel of heart).
After evaluation the child was ventilated and his medical condition-Respiratory and cardiac distress was stabilized and was operated successfully by Dr.ManishMadhav (consultantPediatric surgeon) at NeotiaGetwel healthcare centre,uttarayon,siliguri.
Operating on a one day child with hole in diaphragm is one of the challenging Paediatric surgeries. In this sort of conditions survival rate is very low and requireshigh medical expertise, State-of-the-art infrastructure and experienced pediatric surgeon. In Dr.Manish Madhav’s word “the liver and the entire colon which was in the chest was carefully and meticulously brought into the abdomen, the hole in the diaphragm was defined and was closed adequately”.
The operation was successful, after surgery the child was kept on ventilation for 4 days and gradually taken off the ventilation. He started taking oral liquids on 5th post-operative day and tolerated full fluids on 8th day after Surgery.The child is doing well is in regular follow up, Says Dr.Manish Madhav who successfully operated on the child.
Paediatric surgery is now added to the gamut of services at Neotia Getwel Healthcare Centre, avast range of paediatric surgery and paediatric urology services wherein children of all age groups with various surgical conditions can be successfully operated. Pediatric surgery services offered in the hospital is equivalent in quality to those rendered anywhere in India.