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Brain dead hotelier gives new lease of life to seven

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

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 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 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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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 19:57 IST