Assembly Election Results 2017

Brain dead man's kin donate his vital organs to three patients

Three ill patients who had minute chance of revival got a new life with the deceased's liver, heart and heart valves.

Updated: Oct 20, 2016, 09:53 AM IST
Human Brain

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Twenty nine year-old Vamshi Krishna was declared brain dead by the doctors treating him at Andhra hospital in Vijayawada.

After the declaration, his family members did not let his other vital organs go waste and rather decided to donate them.

Three ill patients who had minute chance of revival got a new life with the deceased's liver, heart and heart valves.

A chartered plane was used to carry the donated heart to the city and it was transplated on a patient at Apollo hospital.

The liver was transplant on a 42-year-old patient at Yashoda hospital and heart valves were transplated on another one.

Reports also suggest that his family donated his eyes to Vasan Eye Care.