'24 Chinese man lived with his heart in his stomach
24-year-old man who has lived his entire life with a heart protruding from the abdomen, will finally be able to walk normally and stop at the same time to choke.
Rongming Huang (Huang Rongming) of Henan province in China underwent the operation to change his life. The man lay on the operating table, to correct a defect of the heart, and move the body from the abdomen to the chest.
with a rare disease Huang lived 24 years old, but recently the doctors said that his condition rapidly deteriorated and he underwent emergency surgery is required. Congenital displacement of the heart - an incredibly rare disease and occurs often in five babies out of a million. Most patients die shortly after birth.
Huang's parents could not afford to pay for an operation to move the heart of a son in the chest. To raise funds for an expensive medical procedure failed after the media brought to its attention the issue of the public.
"It's a dream. I'm going to lead a normal life like everyone else, "- he said in an interview with a young man Chinadaily.
Before the operation, a man's heart is easily visible under a thin layer of skin. Could be seen as a bulging in the upper abdomen organ is reduced. When the boy was born, the doctors did not think he would survive. Parents Huang admitted that they sought to protect his son when he was little, and even forbade him to play with other children, for fear that he would die.
Because of the illness of a young man suffering from severe shortness of breath. When he rose to his feet, he started to turn blue. In addition, he was constantly under threat of sudden death that could come from any, even the slightest impact on the unprotected heart.
This year, the young man asked for help from the Union Hospital of Henan Province. His doctor Dong Ninguo was surprised that Huang was able to live so long.
A survey showed that the condition of the young man rapidly deteriorating and he needs immediate surgery, the cost of which was estimated at 200,000 yuan (about $ 33,000).
History Huang has attracted media attention and was well covered by the local media, resulting in the required amount could gather for six days. The operation lasted more than 10 hours and was fully successful. Now his flat stomach and a heart defect corrected.