Organ donation: Brain-dead man helps give a new lease of life to 18-yr-old youth

The heart was retrieved at PMSSY (Victoria Hospital), and was transported to M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre, Mattikere with the help of a green corridor. The distance of 8.2kms was covered in a span of 13 minute

 

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An 18-year-old student from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh gets a new lease of life as he undergoes a heart transplant at M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre – a unit managed by Narayana Health.

The donor was a 27-year-old youth from Tamil Nadu was admitted at Victoria Hospital following an accident on August 15. Doctors at Victoria Hospital -PMSSY declared him brain-dead and his wife consented for organ donation.

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The recipient is hails from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh and was suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). He was on medical management at M S Narayana Heart Centre since the last six months and later on advised to undergo a heart transplant. He registered himself with Jeevasarthakate (previously known as ZCCK) in the month of May 2018 and was awaiting for a matching donor’s heart.