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Dear Friends,

You are facing a serious situation and you have decided to turn to Rusfond UK.
We will try to do everything we can to help you. Please send the following information to info@rusfond.org.uk: you first and last name, first and last name of the child who needs help, his or her birthdate along with an outline of the problem (i.e. diagnosis, name of the hospital and the cost of medical treatment if known). Please also include your full mailing address and zip code, your email address, if any, and your phone numbers.

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Dasha Rassadnikova, age 7, extrophy of the cloaca - a serious defect of the genitourinary system, requires reconstructive gallbladder surgery at Portland Hospital, London, UK, 80,727.00 GBP

Dasha Rassadnikova, age 7, extrophy of the cloaca  - a serious defect of the genitourinary system, requires reconstructive gallbladder surgery at Portland Hospital, London, UK, <nobr>80,727.00 GBP</nobr>

Tests during pregnancy have shown that everything was fine so it was a complete shock to me that my daughter has serious health problems.  The genitourinary function was completely impaired and she had no anal orifice. When Dasha was nine days old, she had her first surgery – a plastic reconstruction of the genitourinary organs and a reconstruction of the rectum. After this surgery, my daughter had two small holes in her tummy – first one to get rid of the contents of her bowels and second  for the excretion of urine. Dasha had many other serious operations but unfortunately, they didn't bring  much luck. She still experiences  incontinence of both urine and faeces. Dasha needs another surgery to expand the size of her gallbladder as at the moment its very small and can lead to complete atrophy. I have reached out to a specialist in London who has agreed to see Dasha and we now have hope that her condition improves. Please help us pay for the treatment! I am a single mother and there isn't anyone to help us! 

Irina Rassadnikova, Vladimirskaya  Oblast

2016-10-26

Paediatric urological consultant at the Portland Hospital, Professor Imran Mushtaq (London, United Kingdom): 'I have  now read  the medical documents and  spoken to Dasha's mum over Skype. Dasha's gallbladder size is insufficient and she has poor control of her defecation function. A thorough assessment is required, followed by surgery to increase the size of the gallbladder.  There is a good chance that the urine retention function will be restored and Dasha will be able to use a catheter'.