Seven needy patients were given a new lease of life by transplanting the donated organs of 40-year old brain dead man.
P Dhamotharan, a hotelier in Modakurichi in Erode, was declared brain dead last evening at the Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital after he suffered severe head injuries in a road accident on March 13.
A KMCH release
As the deceased's family volunteered to donate the organs, a team of doctors from KMCH and government hospital here swung into action and harvested the heart, liver, kidneys and eyes, a KMCH release said today.
THe organs were transplanted to seven needy patients, the it added.
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