26 year student Hannan of Sandeep, Chittagong, Bangladesh was diagnosed with right sided Inguinal Hernia. He had a serious condition that required immediate medical attention.This condition was accompanied by nausea, vomiting and fever, and a hernia bulge that turned purple or dark. His financial condition was very bad to have a surgery. For the philanthropy of Touching Souls International, a nonprofit organization, Hannan was able to get his free herniorrhaphy surgery.
. On August 10 of 2010 he was admitted on Nurture General Hospital for his surgery. The operation was done by surgeon Dr. Panna Lal Shah and anesthesiologist Dr. Kawsar Ahmed. He was discharged 08/15/10 from the hospital with no post operative complain.The funding of the surgery was provided fully by the nonprofit organization, Touching Souls International.
In an inguinal hernia, the intestine or the bladder protrudes through the abdominal wall or into the inguinal canal in the groin. About 80% of all hernias are inguinal, and most occur in men because of a natural weakness in this area.
Usually, there is no obvious cause of a hernia. Sometimes they occur with heavy lifting. Hernias may be present at birth, but the bulging may not be noticeable until later in life. Some patients may have a family history of hernias.
Any activity or medical problem that increases pressure on the abdominal wall tissue and muscles may lead to a hernia, including:
Chronic constipation, straining to have bowel movements
Enlarged prostate, straining to urinate
But enlarging or painful hernias usually require surgical repair to relieve discomfort and prevent serious complications. Herniorrhaphy is a procedure, where a surgeon makes an incision in the groin area of a hernia patient and pushes the protruding intestine back into the abdomen, then repairs the weakened or torn muscle by sewing it together.
After getting his free herniorrhaphy from the financial help of Touching Souls International Hannan has been saved from his complications of hernia. Just like Hannan each month twelve very needy patients are getting free surgeries financed by the nonprofit organization, Touching Souls International.