First cadaver donation of 2017 at Sion Hospital

The deceased person’s heart was allocated to Fortis hospital. The liver was allocated to KEM Hospital. One kidney was allocated to Hinduja hospital, while other was allocated to Sion Hospital

First cadaver donation of 2017 at Sion Hospital

The first cadaver donation of the year happened in Sion Hospital on Sept 28. Abraham John, a 35-year-old man’s organs were donated to the various hospitals in the city. Abraham who was from Kerala was hospitalised in Sion Hospital on Sept 26 after he met with a railway accident.

His heart was allocated to Fortis hospital. The liver was allocated to KEM Hospital. One kidney was allocated to Hinduja hospital, while other was allocated to Sion Hospital.

“He was unmarried and has a brother in Mumbai. After counselling his brother agreed to donate his organs,” Informed Dr Jayashree Mondakar Dean Sion Hospital.

Meanwhile, the second cadaver donation today happened at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. Jayantilal Gada, a 53-year-old was admitted to Hinduja on Sept 18. He was declared brain dead at 12:02 am on Sept 28. His liver and one kidney were allocated to Global Hospital while the other one was allocated to Hinduja Hospital itself.

Cadaver donation and organ donation figures for Mumbai, this year, so far

43 Cadaver donations

40 liver transplants

32 hearts

36 kidneys