Four-Year-Old Naydan Has A Heart Defect. Open-Heart Surgery Can Save His Life. Please Help.
Naydan needs open heart surgery as soon as possible, otherwise he will have complications. Naydan's family cannot afford the medical care he needs. Doctors say Naydan will be healthy again soon after the surgery.
Dr. Frank Cetta of the Mayo Clinic examined Naydan in Tomsk during a medical mission. For information about the medical missions to Tomsk, please click here.
Naydan's mother, Dolgor, made the long journey from Russia with him.
Naydan was successfully operated at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota on January 21, 2010.