By writer to timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Pune: The dad and mom of a 15-year-old brain-dead boy, a resident of Rahatani, donated his very important organs, together with coronary heart, liver and kidney, which gave a brand new lease of life to 3 sufferers affected by end-stage ailments in Mumbai and Pune on Monday.
This was the 36th organ donation case in Pune this 12 months, to date. The boy instantly collapsed in his house in Rahatani on October 19.
He was rushed to the Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, the place he was recognized with extreme bleeding within the mind (intracranial bleeding). He underwent mind surgical procedure and was moved to Jehangir hospital on October 21. “The physique suffered from extreme intracranial bleeding and was declared mind useless on October 23. The household, when approached, consented to donate his very important organs. Along with coronary heart, liver and kidney, the dad and mom additionally donated the boy’s corneas, which benefitted two with blindness,” Gokhale mentioned.
The boy’s father, who works for an IT firm, mentioned, “My son was very clever and needed to grow to be a scientist. He was wholesome and had no underlying medical circumstances. The docs and we did all the pieces to avoid wasting him. We’re completely happy his very important organs saved lives.” The boy’s coronary heart was efficiently transplanted right into a 42-year-old man at HN Reliance hospital in Mumbai, whereas the boy’s liver and kidney benefitted two different sufferers at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Sahyadri hospital, Hadapsar department.
“That is the third case of organ donation from a minor brain-dead donor in Pune this 12 months. Households are rising over their grief and donating organs,” mentioned Aarti Gokhale, the transplant coordinator of Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee (ZTCC), Pune department.