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Mumbai’s 50th Cadaveric Donation Takes Place at Fortis Hospital, Mulund

Friday, November 11, 2016 Press Release J E 4
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Mumbai witnessed its 50th Cadaveric Donation at Fortis Hospital, Mulund when the family of a brain dead patient consented to donate his Liver. This saved and enriched life of a 46 year old male recipient from Badlapur in Mumbai who had been waiting for more than a month for the transplant. This became possible when a 52 year old male was declared brain dead. The patient sustained a fall, causing brain hemorrhage, when he was rushed to the hospital. The Liver transplant surgery was conducted by Dr Rakesh Rai, Senior Consultant Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary & Transplant Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Mulund.

The donor, a real estate agent, collapsed at his residence before he was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Mulund on the 4th of November, 2016. The patient’s condition continued to deteriorate and subsequently was declared brain dead on 9th of November, 2016. Following informed counselling, the family was encouraged by the brother of the patient to donate his organs. The donor is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Conducting surgeon Dr Rakesh Rai said, “It is heartening to see families respond positively towards organ donation. We are happy with the recipient’s response to the transplant. We will continue to monitor his condition for the next 48 to 72 hours. We express our heartfelt gratitude to the noble decision of the donor family to donate organs of their loved one.”
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