Indore becomes Organ donation capital of India
Organ donation capital of India is now Indore
- Reinforcing its tag as the organ donation capital of India
- Indore city once again wrote history on Tuesday with creating 10 green corridors in last one year
- And in saving more than 40 lives that were battling to find a donor to give them a fresh life.
- Since the first green corridor was created on October 7, 2015 and just ahead of completing one year, traffic on city roads came to a grinding halt
- Also On Tuesday to create a green corridor to facilitate transport of organs harvested from a 30-year-old brain-dead man to give life to three patients.
- The donor, Ramgopal Teli, hailing from Unnao of Uttar Pradesh, was critically injured in a road accident in Barwah town after a loading vehicle hit him.
- He sustained severe head injury and fell unconscious.
- Then he was rushed to Indore for treatment.
- He was declared brain dead by a team of experts at 3.30 pm and then again at 9.30 pm on Monday.
- Members of Indore Organ Donation Society and associated NGOs met Ramgopal’s parents and persuaded them to donate his organs.
- His heart was transplanted on a 43-year-old man at AIIMS, New Delhi
- While his liver was not found fit for transplantation owing to some infection.
- His kidneys were transplanted on two female patients, a 29-year-old from Khargone and a 55-year-old at Indore hospitals.
- Eyes were given to MK International Eye Bank and skin was banked.
(Source : Times of India)
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