Organs of woman donated for transplantation

Jamuna Babu

Jamuna Babu   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

The 53-year-old had suffered a stroke on Wednesday.

The organs of 53-year-old Jamuna Babu, a resident of Usoor village near Vellore, were donated for transplantation after they were harvested at the Christian Medical College (CMC) Hospital here on Saturday.

Jamuna, a housewife, had suffered a stroke on Wednesday.

According to a volunteer from TRANSTAN, she was undergoing treatment at the CMC Hospital. She was declared brain-dead on Friday night.Jamuna’s family agreed to donate her organs — heart, liver, lungs, kidneys — for transplantation to persons in need.

One of the kidneys was transplanted on a patient in Apollo Hospital, Ayanampakkam near Maduravoyal, Chennai, and the other was handed over to MGM Hospital, Chennai.

While the liver was transplanted on a patient in Apollo Hospital on Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Chennai, the heart was donated to MGM Hospital, Chennai, and lungs to Gleneagles Global Health City Hospital, Perumbakkam, Chennai.

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