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Mandya farmer declared brain dead after accident, family consents for organ donation

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Mysuru: Joining the list of good samaritans who despite in pain, have been responding to the need of others at the time of grief, a family of farmer from Mandya district, who was declared brain dead after a road accident, has obliged to donate his organs.

The hospital authorities made swift arrangements to shift the patient to a hospital in Bengaluru via green corridor on Tuesday. The organs will be retrieved and transplanted to needy patient/s.

Ramakrishna P (50) a native of Ajjahalli in Maddur taluk in Mandya met with an accident near the checkpost at Srirangpatna. Following the injuries, he was shifted to Suyog Hospital in Mysuru, where the doctor’s declared him brain dead. The family members decided for organ donation to help others in need.

Suyog Hospital authorities immediately coordinated with BGS Global Hospital, Bengaluru to facilitate the procedures of organ transplant, according to Arun Kumar P J, Senior Manager (Operations), Suyog Hospital.

An ambulance with ventilator support was prepared to shift the brain dead patient.

The 24-year-old ambulance driver Darshan who is adept in handling such cases was roped in to shift the patient to Bengaluru. The patient was taken from Mysuru at around 3-30 PM with the coordination of the police to arrange zero traffic.

Of late, there has been a growing awareness among the people on organ donation, in the case of brain dead. From eyes to heart, kidneys and liver, the organs will be retrieved and transplanted after a thorough procedure.

– Team Mysoorunews


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