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Brain dead woman gives new lease of life to four


Brain dead woman gives new lease of life to four

Indore: A 30-year-old woman, who was declared brain dead, has given a new lease of life to four persons by donating her organs.

Harshita Kushwaha was undergoing treating since July 28 at Bombay Hospital, where doctor declared her brain dead last evening, a state government official said.

After her husband and other family members gave their consent for donating her organs, Kushwaha’s heart was harvested and transplanted in a patient in Mumbai.

“The heart was sent through an air ambulance to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. Her liver and kidneys were transplanted in three different patients in local hospitals,” the official said.

He said the organs of 26 brain dead patients had been donated during the last 22 months in Indore. These organs were transplanted in 160 patients in Indore and other cities across the country.


Source: PTI
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