Zahra Fatima’s open-heart surgery was a success
Zahra Fatima's Story
Zahra Fatima, aged 2.5 years, a resident of Faisalabad was suffering from breathlessness and frequent chest infections. Her parents took her to the hospital. After running a few tests in the hospital, the doctors diagnosed her with a VSD. VSD is the hole in the wall between the lower two chambers of the heart. The cardiac surgeon advised VSD repair after open heart surgery for her. For this purpose, Zahra Fatima was admitted to Ittefaq Hospital and her VSD repair was done by Dr. Salman Ahmed Shah on 25.05.2021. Zahra Fatima stayed in the hospital for six days. She was discharged in a stable condition.