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Heart baby shocked his parents

August 29 2009

The baby, whose heart is outside, appeared this week on the light in the Indian state of Bihar. The most important organ beating outside of the chest in front of the shocked doctors and parents.

A child with a rare defect, called ectopy, was born into a poor family. The remaining bodies of the boy working normally. Doctors sent him by train to New Delhi, accompanied by his father and sanitation. Newborn is already taken for surgery and further treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Ectopia occurs very rarely - in 7.9 million of the cases. Of these, 90 percent are stillborn or die within the first three days of life.

Aware of only one man who managed to reach adulthood, in spite of congenital malformations. This 34-year-old American, Christopher Wall. He had made 15 transactions through which the heart still managed to put in place.

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