The young woman from Comodoro Rivadavia who was waiting for a heart transplant died
Mariana Ditzel, the 30-year-old native of Comodoro Rivadavia who I was waiting for a heart transplant He died this Monday despite his family’s attempt to publicize the case nationally and find a donor in time.
I was first on the INCUCAI heart transplant list, because he suffered dilated non-compaction cardiomyopathy, and was hospitalized in the Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires waiting for a heart transplant. However, as reported by ADNSUR media, a generalized collapse compromised their situation to the extreme.
Recently, the arrival of a drug from Canada -which is discontinued in Argentina- gave rise to the hope that the young woman could better cope with her cardiomyopathy, until a donor is found. In any case, as reported, the doctors had warned Mariana’s relatives that her transplant was still urgent.
The young woman was connected to a machine, an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) system, a mechanical ventilation equipment that allowed the respiratory function to perform and clean the woman’s blood, while the lungs remained less assets.
As detailed to ADNSUR relatives, Mariana’s health “was more delicate”, because the doctors found clots in the right lung that drained and appeared again. “In these conditions today you cannot receive an organ due to the infection, it would be very risky. Clots are controllable. You have to control the infection to be able to receive an organ again, “they had explained.