Growing awareness about saving lives by donating organs prompted another family in Indore to donate vital functional organs of a brain dead woman.
Growing awareness about saving lives by donating organs prompted another family in Indore to donate vital functional organs of a brain dead woman on Thursday.
After approval from the family members of the deceased, two green corridors were created in the city.
The first green corridor was created from Bombay Hospital to Medanta hospital at 10.30 am to facilitate speedy transportation of harvested liver, while the second green corridor was created between Bombay Hospital to Choithram hospital at 11.30 am to facilitate transportation of kidney.
According to Indore divisional Sanjay Dube, liver and kidneys harvested from the body of deceased were transplanted in patients at Medanta and Choithram hospital, while eyes of the deceased were given to M K International Eye Bank and skin to Choithram hospital.
The deceased identified as Sanjana Nagar (38), wife of Manohar Nagar, a native of Jaitpura village in Dewas district had been admitted to Bombay hospital few days back following a road mishap. However, doctors attending her declared her first brain dead on Wednesday at 12.50 pm. Later in the evening she was again declared second brain dead by the hospital doctors.
Soon after the patient was declared brain dead by the hospital doctors, the volunteers of Muskan Group and the group’s convenor Sandeepan Arya contacted family members of the deceased and encouraged them for organ donations which according to them have saved many lives.
After getting approval from the family members late Wednesday evening, the process of contacting the needy persons registered in NOTO was started by the authorities concerned and accordingly patients were identified at Bombay hospital, Medanta hospital and Choithram hospital of the city, Dube said adding that subsequent to identification of patients, livers and kidneys were harvested by the doctors at Bombay hospital from deceased’s body before it was transported to different city hospitals through green corridor.
Dube said that arrangements had also been made to harvest heart of the deceased and accordingly doctors from Fortis hospital Mumbai had arrived in the city but due to complications in the heart, it could not be harvested. Yesterday also, a green corridor had been created in the city and the vital organs harvested from the deceased woman were transplanted among seven needy persons. With creation of two green corridors today, it is for 24th time that green corridors have been created in the city in the past 21 months.