By writer to www.newindianexpress.com
KOCHI: Srikutty Bharathan, daughter of KPAC Lalitha, has requested individuals who’re keen to donate part of their liver to return ahead because the critically-ill actor wants a direct transplant.
“My mom KPAC Lalitha is now critically unwell with liver cirrhosis. She is in pressing want of a liver transplant instantly as a life-saving measure. Her blood group is O +ve. Any wholesome grownup with O +ve blood can donate part of liver to avoid wasting her,” she stated in a publish.
Srikutty, aka Shree Menon, stated ideally, the donor must be aged between 20 and 50. “They need to be non-diabetic, non-alcoholic and in any other case not having a significant sickness. Organs can solely be donated after an intensive check and after making certain absolute security for the donor.
Solely a portion of the liver from residing individuals is taken for transplantation. The liver in residing individuals has exceptional regenerative capacities and within the case of reside liver donors, the liver, after a small portion is taken out, will regenerate totally. Solely these keen to donate for non-commercial and altruistic functions can be accepted,” she stated. In the meantime, the spokesman of the Kochi hospital the place the actor is present process remedy, stated KPAC Lalitha was “slowly regaining” however requires a liver transplant.