We are very happy to inform you that the surgical procedure of Suliman Miya Dhobi went well yesterday! Our friend, dr. Kaushal Tiwari and dr. Afroz Ansari performed a double valve replacement in National medical College Birgunj in Nepal. The patient was already extubated and will remain on ICU till tomorrow. Stay tuned for more information.
We could not refuse the possibility of helping with cardiac surgery for a 47-year-old man from Nepal with a post-rheumatic involvement of the Mi and Ao valves. His name is Suliman Miya Dhobi, he works in a small chicken meat shop, earn around 1000-1500 Npr (10 usd) per day and he needs to care of his family - wife, 4 daughters and youngest son. All are studying in government school. He is symptomatic for 7 to 8 years and was advised for surgery long back. He couldn't afford the surgery, but with