Hyderabad: The family members of a 23-year-old housewife Aerukonda Ashwini, hailing from Veliminedu village, Chityal mandal, Nalgonda, who was declared as brain dead by attending team of neuro-physicians, have donated the organs of the deceased, as part of the Jeevandan organ donation initiative.
On December 2, Ashwini had sustained grievous injuries in a road accident while she was travelling on a bike being driven by her husband Sreenu. Her husband, a police constable at Begum Bazar police station in Hyderabad, lost control of his bike and had a fall.
While Sreenu and the 9-month-old baby managed to escape, Ashwini sustained injuries. After the accident, the husband and relatives immediately shifted her to Care Hospitals, Nampally. The young housewife received ICU treatment for 72 hours but with no improvement in her health condition, the attending team of neuro-physicians declared her as brain dead.
Team of counsellors from the hospital and Jeevandan conducted grief counselling to husband Sreenu and her father Radharapu Narasimha and mother Radharapu Chandramma, who consented to donate her organs under Jeevandan initiative.
The surgeons retrieved two kidneys, liver, two lungs and two corneas (total 7 organs) and allotted the donor organs to transplant centres based on the Jeevandan organ donation guidelines.
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