About Careers Internship MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Organs Of a Brain Dead Fisherman Donated In Manipal

by Shirley Johanna on March 23, 2016 at 6:47 PM
Font : A-A+

Organs Of a Brain Dead Fisherman Donated In Manipal

For the first time, a green corridor was created from Manipal to Mangaluru airport to transport organs of a brain dead fisherman.

Purushotham Naik (30) met with an accident at Bhatkal on March 14. He was rushed to Bhatkal Government Hospital after which he was shifted to Kasturba Hospital in Manipal.

Advertisement


The organs such as kidneys, liver and the heart valves were harvested. The kidneys will be transplanted to a patient at Manipal, while another kidney will be transplanted to a patient at Yenepoya hospital in Mangaluru.

The organ donation and transplant were initiated by the deputy commissioner of Udupi R Vishal. Udupi SP K Annamalai monitored the arrangements for the "green corridor" with the support of Dakshina Kannada SP Sharanappa SD.
Advertisement

Dr (Col) M Dayananda, the Medical Superintendent and COO, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, said: "We are very pleased to co-ordinate the entire exercise of Organ Donation from a brain dead patient and transplantation to the needy patients which will lead to saving a few lives."

Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
What's New on Medindia
Test Your Knowledge About Chromosomes?
Eating During Sunlight Hours Minimizes Mood Vulnerabilities
Know More About the Digestive System
View all
Recommended Reading
News Archive
Date
Category
Advertisement
News Category

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

More News on:
Parkinsons Disease Parkinsons Disease Surgical Treatment Brain Brain Facts Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Ataxia Language Areas in The Brain Ways to Improve your Intelligence Quotient (IQ) 

Most Popular on Medindia

Hearing Loss Calculator The Essence of Yoga Calculate Ideal Weight for Infants Noscaphene (Noscapine) Find a Doctor Color Blindness Calculator Drug - Food Interactions A-Z Drug Brands in India Loram (2 mg) (Lorazepam) Diaphragmatic Hernia
This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use
×

Organs Of a Brain Dead Fisherman Donated In Manipal Personalised Printable Document (PDF)

Please complete this form and we'll send you a personalised information that is requested

You may use this for your own reference or forward it to your friends.

Please use the information prudently. If you are not a medical doctor please remember to consult your healthcare provider as this information is not a substitute for professional advice.

Name *

Email Address *

Country *

Areas of Interests