In the heartbreaking incident, a family of a 15-year-old brain-dead boy, who was being treated at Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Medical College in Jaipur, donated his organs, including heart, liver and kidneys, to save the lives of four people. This was Rajasthan’s 38th successful organ donation amid the ongoing pandemic situation.
The now-deceased teenager, a Tonk district native, met with an accident, after which he was rushed to the hospital in Jaipur on November 3. However, doctors could not revive him. The teenager was proclaimed brain dead on November 7, Dr Manish Sharma, consultant, SOTTO, told The Times of India.
After this, the hospital counsellors tried their best to convince the boy’s family to donate his organs to give life to other patients. The family members agreed to donate his heart, kidneys, liver, and eyes.” Hospital officials said, doctors retrieved the boy’s heart, kidneys and liver.
While the teenager’s kidneys and liver were given to three patients at SMS, Jaipur, his heart was sent to a private hospital in Delhi for transplantation as the medics couldn’t find a matching heart recipient in Jaipur, TOI reported.
Organ donation is the best thing which you can do to save the lives of others after your lifespan. He gave life to 4 other people. His Kidney was donated to other patients.
In a similar incident, a man donated his brain-dead wife’s heart and liver that benefitted two patients in Pune in Mumbai in September this year.