Save A Child from Heart Disease
Please Help Save Alex.
Alex was born with heart disease.
Alex is a six-week old baby boy diagnosed with Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return, or TAPVR. In this defect, his pulmonary veins do not connect to the left atrium normally. His surgery was the second on the September 24-October 8, 2016 medical mission to Nizhny Novgorod. His operation was performed by Dr. Novick and assisted by Dr. Shirokov. He was discharged from the ICU on the following Monday to recover in the pediatric ward with his parents. His mother was very grateful for the team’s help and was very happy to know he would be growing up without any problems!
The Gift of Life, Inc. and Russian Gift of Life USA are helping to fund medical training missions to Nizhny, where Alex was operated. The first mission took place in November 2014.
Alex was successfully operated on September 28, 2016.