A 2 year old Mumbai boy saves another 2 year old Tamil Nadu boy by donating his organs.
In Chennai, doctors of Fortis Hospital performed an unique heart transplant surgery to save the life of a 2 year old boy Tamil Nadu.
The organ donor, also a two-year-old boy, who lived in Mumbai suffered irreversible brain damage. The family of the donor decided to donate the organs that helped save and enrich the lives of six people, out of which four recipients were children including, the 2-yr-old from Tamil Nadu.
The 2 yr-old donor is the country’s youngest organ donor.
One of the doctors said that,”This surgery was difficult and challenging as the recipient was a two-year-old toddler. So we had to sensitively balance all the challenges to perform the transplant to the child. We are humbled to acknowledge that this surgery is another milestone in the treatment of pediatric cardiac patients requiring heart transplants.”
The transplant was performed by a team of doctors Fortis Malar Hospital.