By writer to www.newindianexpress.com
TIRUCHY: Organs harvested from a 47-year-old mind lifeless affected person from the district gave a recent lease of life to a few sufferers on Sunday, after they have been despatched to numerous hospitals in Tiruchy and Madurai to save lots of these in dire want of organ transplantation.
Selvaraj, (47) of Samayapuram met with an accident on July 2 whereas using his two-wheeler close to Pulur village on Chennai bypass street. Regardless of receiving therapy at MGMGH for the previous few days, Selvaraj was declared mind lifeless on Saturday night.
His relations got here ahead to donate the organs of the deceased. Following the nod from Subathra Devi, Selvaraj’s spouse, and Ashok and Ganga, the couple’s youngsters, medical doctors harvested the pair of kidneys and liver from Selvaraj’s physique and saved three essential sufferers.
“After my father misplaced his life, the medical doctors had talked to us about the potential of donating his organs to save lots of different folks’s lives. I had learnt about organ donation in my college via my lecturers and we instantly obliged. Though our mom was initially reluctant, we satisfied her after which she additionally accepted. We’re glad that we may a minimum of save different folks’s lives,” mentioned Ashok.
Whereas one kidney was utilised to save lots of a affected person at MGMGH itself, one other kidney and the liver have been transported by ambulance to sufferers at two personal hospitals in Tiruchy and Madurai respectively.