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Success! Srey Nin from Cambodia raised $430 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Srey Nin
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  • $430 raised, $0 to go
$430
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Srey Nin's treatment was fully funded on August 10, 2019.

Photo of Srey Nin post-operation

June 19, 2019

Srey Nin underwent fracture repair surgery.

Srey Nin’s surgery went well and she’s been working with the physiotherapy team to improve the mobility and function in her leg. Surgery will allow Srey Nin to greatly improve her quality of life and allow her to walk and work without pain.

Srey Nin's surgery went well and she's been working with the physiotherapy team to improve the mobility and function in her leg. Surgery wil...

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June 12, 2019

Srey Nin is a twelfth-grade-student from Cambodia. She likes reading books, watching TV, and listening to music in her free time, and hopes to become a police officer in her free time.

In January 2019, Srey Nin was in a moto accident that caused a fracture and deformation in her left leg. She often experiences pain in her knee and cannot walk without support.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, can help. On June 13, Srey Nin will undergo a fracture repair procedure, which will cost $430. This treatment will help to realign the bones in Srey Nin’s leg, and allow her to walk again without difficulty.

She says, “I hope that after operation, I will be able to walk easily again and won’t have any more pain.”

Srey Nin is a twelfth-grade-student from Cambodia. She likes reading books, watching TV, and listening to music in her free time, and hopes ...

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Srey Nin's Timeline

  • June 12, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Srey Nin was submitted by Lindsay Bownik, Stakeholder Relations Officer at Children's Surgical Centre, our medical partner in Cambodia.

  • June 13, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Srey Nin received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • June 14, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Srey Nin's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 19, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Srey Nin's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • August 10, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Srey Nin's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 4 donors

Funded by 4 donors

Treatment
ORIF / External Fixation / Fracture
  • Cost Breakdown
  • Diagnosis
  • Procedure
On average, it costs $430 for Srey Nin's treatment
Hospital Fees
$65
Medical Staff
$277
Medication
$0
Supplies
$80
Labs
$3
Radiology
$5
  • Symptoms
  • Impact on patient's life
  • Cultural or regional significance

​What kinds of symptoms do patients experience before receiving treatment?

Patients in need of open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgeries experience painful fractures or recurrent dislocations. Usually, these injuries result from traffic accidents or other trauma injuries.

​What is the impact on patients’ lives of living with these conditions?

Living with an abnormal or deformed bone limits function and can interfere with daily activities. It is also extremely painful.

What cultural or regional factors affect the treatment of these conditions?

Due to lack of helmet usage and weak enforcement of traffic laws, there is a high rate of traffic accidents in Cambodia. This causes many of the fractures and bone dislocations our medical partner sees.

  • Process
  • Impact on patient's life
  • Risks and side-effects
  • Accessibility
  • Alternatives

What does the treatment process look like?

The deformed or abnormal bone is broken and correctly aligned, and any fragments are fixed. Following the realignment of the bone, metal plates, pins, rods, wires, or screws are attached to the bone for stabilization as the internal fixation.

What is the impact of this treatment on the patient’s life?

Patients will experience restored function and mobility and reduced pain. Patients regain independence and return to work, school, and family life.

What potential side effects or risks come with this treatment?

Complications from this surgery are rare but include infection, nerve damage, blood clots, and tissue irritation from the hardware.

How accessible is treatment in the area? What is the typical journey like for a patient to receive care?

Rural Cambodians often self-medicate or seek treatment from traditional healers because they cannot afford hospital treatment. Many patients are referred to CSC by word of mouth.

What are the alternatives to this treatment?

There is no alternative care for this treatment.

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