Moh Zin is a 19-year-old student from Burma. She was recently diagnosed with acquired hydrocephalus, a condition in which fluid builds up in the brain. With help from Watsi, Moh Zin underwent a shunt insertion, during which doctors inserted a device to drain the fluid from her brain.
Prior to her surgery, Moh Zin experienced difficulty urinating and was unable to walk without assistance. She also experienced headaches that made it hard for her to sleep at night. However, after surgery, Moh Zin has been able to walk on her own and is no longer experiencing headaches, enabling her to sleep better. She is also enjoying an increased appetite. Her brother is elated to see his sister in better condition!
To check whether the shunt is working properly, Moh Zin’s doctor has requested a CT scan. The result of the scan will determine whether she will need another surgery.
Moh Zin will be receiving the scan at our medical partner’s care center, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, on January 16. Our medical partner is asking for $693 to fund Moh Zin’s CT scan and hospital stay fees.
“I am very happy to see my sister improving,” says Moh Zin’s brother. “I can’t wait to know if she needs more treatment. We are very excited to go home.”