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19-Year old Brain dead Student  gives new lease of Life to Five people

19-Year old Brain dead Student gives new lease of Life to Five people

A Brain-dead student has given a new lease of life to five persons in Chennai as his family came forward to donate his vital organs and also wanted to raise awareness of organ donation. 

Karthik Raja  a 19-year-old final-year college student and a resident of West Mambalam, Chennai met with a grievous near dead accident  on July 4,  2022 near Vandalur. He was immediately rushed to a nearby private hospital for treatment. There, he was advised for higher care centre and the family rushed him to the Rela Hospital in Chennai for further treatment.
Karthik Raja couldn’t be revived and was pronounced brain inactive/ dead however his other vital organs  were functioning well. 

Rela Social Workers in medical experts explained Karthik Raja’s condition to his family. The family came forward towards organ donation with a vision of helping many other families live peacefully. On 7 th July, the procedure of harvesting the organs was successfully conducted by the medical team of Rela Hospital after getting statutory clearances from the government. 

A kidney and the Heart were transplanted to patients who are being treated at the Rela Hospital in Chrompet. Another kidney, 2 lungs and liver were transplanted on other patients said hospital sources. Doctors appriciated Karthik Raja's family members who consented to donate his organs.