Indore: Indore has made its name in organ donation across the country on Tuesday by conducting successful liver transplant of a brain dead patient consecutively for the third day. This time, a brain dead patient from Ujjain was transported to the city and his organs were transplanted to other patients in Choithram Hospital. A 71-year-old advocate and former national chess player Babulal Suryavanshi was admitted to a private hospital in Ujjain due to hypertension and he had a stroke during the treatment.

“His conditions started deteriorating and the doctors declared him brain dead on initial basis in Ujjain after which activists of Muskan Group in Ujjain counselled the patient’s family members and motivated them for organ donation,” Jitu Bagani of Muskan group said.

He added that the patient was shifted to Indore on Monday evening.

Meanwhile, deputy director of medical services in Choithram Hospital Dr Amit Bhatt said, “It was the fifth successful liver transplant in the hospital and this time we did a transplant to an IPD patient due to which no green corridor was required for the same.”

The transplant was performed by Dr Vineet Gautam, Dr Sudesh Sarda and Dr Nitin Sharma under the leadership of Dr Ajay Jain.

“Team of Fortis Hospital including Dr Ajitabh Srivastava and Dr Anil and Dr Vishal too supported the doctors of our hospital for the transplant,” Dr Bhatt added. Liver of the patient was transplanted to a 51-year-old female patient while his skin and corneas were harvested by the hospital. Kidneys and heart of the patient couldn’t be used due to problem in the organs and age of the patient.

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