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Another Pakistani child cured by Indian doctors

May 30, 2004 17:02 IST

Swelling the list of Pakistani children cured by Indian doctors, a team of physicians in Delhi has successfully operated on a girl from Karachi, suffering from a rare 'cardiac disorder'.

Seven-year-old Quartulain, who was suffering from a rare disorder wherein her heart was situated towards the right side of chest and could not properly pump blood to lungs, was operated recently.

"When Quartulain came to us her lips and nails were blue due to lack of oxygen in her blood. In view of this low saturation, any surgery performed on her was considered to be of very high risk," says Dr M Khalilullah who treated her.

"Rather than performing surgery, we used intervention technique and dilated the duct that carried blood from her heart to the lungs which in itself is a miracle," Khalilullah said.

Elated over Quartulain's recovery, her father Fakhr Hussain said, "I am very happy that after seven years finally my daughter is normal and healthy."

He said quick visas should be issued on medical grounds.

 


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Number of User Comments: 7




Sub: Gimme a break

Please cure Indian children when you'll get a chance...they are human too.


Posted by Joy





Sub: A child is a child

I think the headline to this article is pathetic. "Pak child cured by Indian doctors"? Why the racial distinction? Could it not have read "Child ...


Posted by sb





Sub: hi

It is commendable that we ordinary people do not distingusish between caste and religion. I hope someday we will come aboove all these differences and ...


Posted by amita





Sub: Enough of this

WE have enough of thisshow business. I am not against any child on earth. It is time to take care of OUR OWN children. There ...


Posted by Dr. KVR Reddy





Sub: on child cured

Please do not make this further a issue. Ethically Doctor's duty is to cure the ill person. Whether the person is from Pakistan or Iraq ...


Posted by Rathi Kanta




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