Seven-Year-Old Evgeny Has A Heart Defect. Heart Surgery Can Save His Life. Please Help.
Evgeny is seven-years-old and was recently referred to the Bakulev Center in Moscow because of he was short of breath and turning blue. Evgeny has been hospitalized for heart surgery in the past. He had open heart surgery in 2002 and 2007. The echocardiogram showed typical features for a single ventricle. Without an operation, Evgeny's condition will get worse and he will likely not survive more than a few years. Please help him become a healthy child.
Evgeny's mother, Maria, is a nurse. His father, Sergei, is a factory worker. They live in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia.
Emergency funding from Russian Gift of Life, USA helped pay for Evgeny's surgery.
Evgeny was successfully operated at the Bakulev Center in Moscow on November 23, 2010.