Age: 3 Days, Male
Baby of Mrs Surekha, 3 days old male baby cried immediately after birth. After birth baby developed respiratory distress and was admitted in NICU at Bidar. Baby was not getting better and on CPAP, still had distress so transferred to Ankura NICU on 4th day of life.
In view of severe distress at admission, baby intubated and mechanically ventilated. Baby was in compensated shock and hence, a volume bolus followed by Dopamine and later, Dobutamine infusions had to be started. Chest X-ray was suggestive of pneumonia. ECHO showed small ASD and mild mitral regurgitation; Baby was on mechanical ventilator support with moderate pressures.
Baby of Surekha is saved at a cost of 85,000/-.