42-Year-old Declared Brain Dead Gifts Lives Through Vital Organs

A 66-year-old woman from Pallikaranai was given a new lease of life through a liver transplant at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC).

Published: 22nd July 2015 01:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2015 01:35 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: A 66-year-old woman from Pallikaranai was given a new lease of life through a liver transplant at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC). The liver was that of a 42-year-old Premkumar of Porur, who was declared brain dead early on Tuesday at SRMC. All his vital organs were donated and transplanted, as decided  by his family members.

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Besides the liver, one kidney was transplanted on a 57-year-old male patient from Saidapet. Another kidney was given to Global Hospital and the heart to Fortis Hospital.  The corneas were retained by SRMC.

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