Parents Donate Organs of 22-Year-Old Brain-Dead Son

Multiple organs of a 22-year-old brain-dead young man who met with an accident were successfully harvested in Coimbatore.

The Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH) said that a youth, Dhineesh (22) hailing from Narosothipatty near Alagapuram in Salem district of Tamil Nadu, met with an accident on June 18th and was admitted to the hospital. He was declared brain dead on June 20th.

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The hospital in the statement said that his parents, Venkateshwaran and Shanthi decided to donate the organs of their son and signed the necessary papers.

Multi-organ transplant surgeons harvested the heart, kidneys, liver, eyes, skin, and bone from the cadaver on Tuesday. This was based on the guidelines from the Transplant Authority, Government of Tamil Nadu (TRANSTAN).

The hospital said that TRANSTAN allocated one kidney and liver to the Kovai Medical Center and Hospital where they were transplanted on two patients. The heart, the other kidney, eyes, skin, and bone were allocated to private hospitals in Coimbatore.

Source: IANS

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