Seychelles Woman Gets Lung Transplant From Guj

| Updated: December 19, 2022 2:22 pm

In another first for organ donation and transplantation programme in Gujarat, the lungs of a 25-year-old brain dead youth from Surendranagar were transplanted into a 35-year-old female patient from Seychelles on Sunday.

After Rakesh Vaghela suffered grievous trauma in an accident, he was declared brain dead by a panel of doctors at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital. The young man’s family decided to donate his kidneys, liver and lungs.

A green corridor to Mumbai’s Global Hospitals was created for the same.

Of the 26 lung donations from Gujarat till now, 25 have been received by Indians in other states. 

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