Heart & Kidney of a 27 year old come to KLE hospital Belagavi via Green Corridor from SDM Dharwad

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The family of a 27 year old youth who was brain dead at the SDM hospital in Dharwad decided to donate his organs and inturn save 4 lives.

2 of the organs namely a heart and Kidney have been brought to KLEs Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital Belagavi for a transplant here.

The heart reached Belagavi around 9 am and would be transplanted to a 50-year-old man admitted at KLE’s Dr Prabhakar Kore Hospital, and a kidney would be transplanted to a patient admitted at the same hospital.

The police have made a green corridor for the easy and fast passage of the organs.

The Liver will be flown to Bengaluru while the other kidney would be transplanted to the needy patient at SDM hospital itself.

The 27 year old youth had suffered a brain clot as per sources and the identity of the donor has been withheld as per the request of the family, the hospital said.

In the past month at Dr Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre, based in Belagavi, achieved a rare feat of back-to-back three-heart transplants in July 2022.

Apart from heart transplants a liver was sent to Bengaluru, and two kidney patients have a new lease of life at SDM Dharwad and one at Belagavi.

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