STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

55-year-old implanted with new heart leaves hospital

Ten days after undergoing a historic heart transplant at the Lisie Hospital in Ernakulam, all is well for Sunny Thomas.

Published: 02nd August 2020 06:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2020 06:44 AM   |  A+A-

heart, graphic

For representational purposes

By Express News Service

KOCHI: Ten days after undergoing a historic heart transplant at the Lisie Hospital in Ernakulam, all is well for Sunny Thomas. It was on July 21 that the heart harvested from 27-year-old Anujith, who was declared brain dead in Thiruvananthapuram, was successfully implanted in the 55-year-old cardiac patient just three hours and 11 minutes later. Sunny, a Tripunithura native, was discharged from the hospital on Saturday. Ahead of his discharge, Health Minister K K Shailaja spoke to Sunny. Lisie Hospital director Fr Paul Karedan, assistant director Fr Jery Njaliath, and Fr Shanu Moonjely also joined in to bid farewell to Sunny.  

Stay up to date on all the latest Kochi news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp