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The organs of an elderly woman with brain death in Himachal’s Kangra district will fill the lives of other patients with happiness. At PGI Chandigarh, the two kidneys of the elderly have been transplanted to another patient, while two of them are still in Tanda Medical College. The two kidneys were flown from Tanda Medical College to Chandigarh. To Dr. Rajendra Prasad Medical College, Tanda, members of the Kangra family donated the organs of a 75-year-old woman with brain death. On Friday, Dr. Rakesh Chauhan, head of transplant surgery at Medical College Tanda, and Dr. Deepesh Kanwar and Sahil Rayleigh, who came from PGI, removed the organs in a three-hour operation and sent them to PGI for transplant. In Chandigarh, organ transplant work on patients continued into the evening. A PGI spokesman said an elderly woman’s kidneys had been transplanted into a patient.
An elderly woman, Dharmi Devi, a resident of Palwana Panchayat in Kangra, had fallen down the stairs ten days ago. Relatives took the patient to Tanda Medical College. Doctors declared the woman brain dead. Son Pritam Chand was informed of the situation so that the woman’s organs could be used by other patients. Following the consent of relatives, the kidney and cornea were surgically removed at 5:00 a.m. Friday. Two kidneys were transported to Chandigarh to be transplanted to the patients. The director of Tanda Medical College, Bhanu Awasthi, has thanked the relatives of the elderly woman for donating her organs.
Green corridor built from Tanda to Gagal, clean route
Blood samples were sent from Kangra bus station to PGI for crossover Thursday night. There were coincidence of samples with two patients with renal failure on PGI. After the crossover of samples, the team led by Dr. Rakesh Chauhan started the kidney and cornea recovery operation. This operation lasted until 8 in the morning. In this, two kidneys and two corneas were successfully removed. The two kidneys were transported from the hospital to Gagal Airport via the Green Corridor. The flight took off from here at 10:30 p.m. The kidney was taken to PGI from Chandigarh airport via the green corridor around 12:00 noon.