Age: Late Preterm (36 weeks) with birth weight 1440 gms.
Funded by HAC: 1,00,000/-
Late Preterm (36 weeks) / VLBW / 1440gms/Female / Severe IUGR/left genu recurvatum- POP cast/ Probable Sepsis-ventilation-CPAP- AKI/ Primary adrenal insufficiency – ?CAH/ Left eventration of diaphragm/ Aspiration pneumonia- ventilation- CPAP/ Current weight – 1360 grams
B/O SARITHA (36 weeks) / VLBW / 1440gms Female/ Severe IUGR baby was admitted on 31/07/2018 for VLBW care. Baby has genu recurvatum- POP cast was done by Orthopedician. On day2 baby had features of shock, required ventilation, inotropes and antibiotics. As the baby was not responding to shock, Adrenal insufficiency was suspected and started on hydrocortisone. Baby responded and weaned off from ventilation, inotropes. IV antibiotics were stopped. But baby requiring steroids persistently. In view of aspiration pneumonia with respiratory difficulty, baby was ventilated on Day 15. Now baby is on nasal prong oxygen.
Baby of Saritha is saved at a cost of 1,00,000/-