Abida Mai's Story
Abida Mai, a 25-year-old resident of Khotki, was suffering from palpitations and chest congestion. She went to the hospital for her check-up and the doctors advised some tests. After getting the results, she was diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease causing aortic and mitral stenosis. The doctors advised undergoing a surgery called double valve replacement (open heart surgery). For this purpose, she was admitted to National Hospital Defence, Lahore, where her double valve placement was done by Dr. Ahmed Shahbaz on 9-12-21. She was discharged in a satisfactory condition after five days of hospital stay.