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Vital Organs of Brain-Dead Boy Harvested by Doctors

by Kathy Jones on April 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM
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 Vital Organs of Brain-Dead Boy Harvested by Doctors

Doctors at the Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, revealed that they have harvested the vital organs of a 16-year old boy who was brain dead following an accident.

Sanjay Suresh was severely injured following an accident last Friday and doctors at the hospital declared him brain dead on arrival.

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Suresh, who was studying in Class 10, had already decided to donate his eyes on his death and acting on his wish, his parents decided to donate all of his vital organs.

The organs were harvested at KMCH and were donated to needy patients in the state with the kidneys being retained at the hospital, eyes donated to Sankara Eye Care Centre in Coimbatore while heart valves and liver were sent to Global Hospitals in Chennai.

Source: Medindia
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