Farhan

Farhan

Congenital Heart Defect
August, 2015

FARHAN is a 3 year old boy from a Delhi. He loves coloring and toy cars and is a good artist. He lives with his mother and grandfather as his father died when he was a year old. His mother works in a handicrafts shop and earns Rs. 36,000 per annum. When he was 4 months old he was diagnosed with 10 x 12 mm secundum ASD with left and right shunt and a dilated RA/RV. However due to the lack of funds he could not be treated. In June, 2015, he was advised to come to Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurgaon, for a medical checkup and was subsequently treated for a surgical closure ASD.