Matvey is three years old. He was born with heart disease and in his short life, he has already had three open-heart surgeries. Now he needs two stents. Dr. Gorbachevsky, a specialist in pulmonary hypertension, examined Matvey at the Bakulev Center. He recommends that he get help soon. The Bakulev Center has accepted Matvey for open-heart surgery. However, there are no funds available for endovascular operation he needs to save his life.
Without help, Matvey will get worse and may not live into adulthood. With your help we can save Matvey's life.
Thanks to generous donations to Russian Gift of Life USA's Save A Child Emergency Fund, Matvey had the open-heart surgery he so urgently needed. He was successfully operated on August 12, 2017 in Moscow. Matvey's parents, Irina and Andrei, thank everyone who helped save their little boy's life.