This is Kan, a 60-year-old farmer who is married with three sons and two daughters. He enjoys working on his farm field, relaxing at home, and watching news on TV.
Kan came to Watsi’s medical partner, Children’s Surgical Center (CSC), complaining of severe right hip pain. He traveled three hours with his son in search of treatment. Doctors discovered a right hip fracture and arthritis. Because of his pain, Kan cannot walk.
For $430, surgeons at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Center will perform a right hip replacement. The arthritic hip joint will replaced with an artificial one, reinforced with metal rods. After a recovery period, Kan will be able to walk easily again and without pain.
After treatment, Kan will be able to care for his family in good health.