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Braindead youths heart shifted from Vellore to Chennai for  transplantation

Chennai, May 1 (BPNS)

The heart of a youth who was declared brain dead at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore was harvested and transported by road to Appolo hospital, Chennai for transplantation.

CMC Vellore officials told BPNS that a construction worker, R. Dinakaran( 21)  of Vanniyar in Tiruppatur town met with a road accident on April 29th while driving a two-wheeler and was admitted to hospital. However, he was declared brain dead on Sunday, May 1st.

His family gave consent for the transplant of his organs including his eyes, kidneys, liver, and heart were harvested.

A team of doctors from Appolo hospital arrived at CMC Vellore hospital and transported the organ by 3 pm. His kidneys, liver, and eyes( Cornea) were used for transplantation at CMC Vellore itself for recipients.