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Late actor Sanchari Vijay’s organ gives new life to woman

Sanchari Vijay’s family decided to donate his organs after he was declared brain dead in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Published: 16th June 2021 04:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th June 2021 04:57 AM   |  A+A-

Sanchari Vijay

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Sanchari Vijay’s family decided to donate his organs after he was declared brain dead in the wee hours of Tuesday. His kidney was transplanted on to a 33-year-old woman who was on dialysis for six years at M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in the early hours on Tuesday.

The hospital authorities were informed on Tuesday night by Jeeva Sarthakathe organisation — managed by the state government — that a patient would be receiving a kidney from the late actor. The surgery began at 5.30 am and lasted for three hours. Dr E Mahesh, Professor and Head, Department of Nephrology, who performed the surgery, said the patient is stable and should be discharged within a week. 



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