Brain dead man gifts life to five people

The deceased was brought to Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital (KMCH) and a team of doctors harvested his liver, eyes and both the kidneys.

Brain dead man gifts life to five people
While the kidneys and liver were transplanted at the same hospital, the eyes were sent to a nearby private hospital in the city. (Representational image)

New Delhi: A 28-year-old man from Erode, Coimbatore who was declared brain dead in a private hospital by doctors gifted life to five people after his family agreed to donate his organs.

The deceased was brought to Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital (KMCH) and a team of doctors harvested his liver, eyes and both the kidneys.

While the kidneys and liver were transplanted at the same hospital, the eyes were sent to a nearby private hospital in the city.

The deceased K Venkatachalam hailing from Salem district had an accident, on December 7, in which he had suffered serious head injuries.

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