Hospital Sued by 'Paralyzed' Man for Trying to Harvest His Organs

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on  April 7, 2014 at 9:25 AM Hospital News
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A paralyzed Swedish man, has sued the hospital where he is being treated, claiming that his doctors tried to harvest his organs despite the fact that he was not brain-dead and possibility of recovery.
 Hospital Sued by 'Paralyzed' Man for Trying to Harvest His Organs
Hospital Sued by 'Paralyzed' Man for Trying to Harvest His Organs

Jimi Fritze told a UK newspaper that the doctors looked at an x-ray of his brain, and told his girlfriend that it he wouldn't live, News.com.au reported.

43-year-old Fritze said that he heard the doctors discussing the possibility of organ donation, in particular his liver and kidney.

Before Fritze could be declared brain dead, a senior doctor re-examined the x-ray and realised that there was a good chance he would recover.

Soon enough, Fritze could nod his head, speak and move again, to a small degree, following extensive rehab.

Source: ANI

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