A team of specialists attached to the KMC Hospital in the city on Sunday, successfully performed cadaver organ transplant.
D. Gurumoorthy (28) of Mayiladuthurai, a pillion-rider, fell from a two-wheeler on June 26. He suffered head injuries and was declared as ‘brain dead' at a private hospital in Kumbakonam where he was kept on ventilator support. D. Kamala, the youth's mother, expressed consent for harvesting his organs and the patient was brought to KMC Speciality Hospitals in the city on Sunday.
A team of doctors from Frontier Lifeline Hospital in Chennai harvested the heart. The experts from Global Hospital in Chennai harvested the liver. Specialists from Joseph Eye Hospital in Tiruchi city removed the cornea.
Keywords: cadaver organ transplant.