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Accident victim gifts lives to eight persons

Accident victim gifts lives to eight persons

Mangalore Today News Network

Manipal, May 29, 2019: A youth named Sudeep Poojary who was critically injured in a road mishap near Brahmavar  and was declared brain dead by doctors at the KMC Hospital in Manipal  on Tuesday night has gifted lives to eight persons after his family decided to donate his vital organs.


Sudeep Poojary.

Accordingly two corneas, kidneys, liver, pancreas, heart valve and lungs  were  harvested  after meeting all protocols and were transported to Bengaluru via the Mangaluru International Airport. The organs reached Mangaluru from Manipal via a Green Corridor with the help of the Police Department on Wednesday morning.

If the corneas and kidneys were  transplanted to  patients at Manipal Hospital itself, the pancreas and liver will be transplanted to patients at BGS Hospital at Bengaluru. The heart valve and lungs will be transplanted to patients at BGS Chennai.

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