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Hyderabad: Homemaker’s organs donated after fall in house leaves her brain dead

Published: 24th Dec 2020 3:32 pm

Hyderabad: Family members of a 44-year-old homemaker, P Pavani, a resident of Bolarum, Secunderabad, who was declared as brain dead by doctors, have donated her organs under Jeevandan organ donation initiative.

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On December 4, Pavani had a sudden fall in her house and was taken to a local hospital and later shifted to Care Hospitals, Banjara Hills, for treatment.

After a fortnight of intensive care treatment, the health condition of the woman did not improve and on December 20, doctors declared her as brain dead. The cause of death was IC bleed, intracerebral haemorrhage, caused due to internal bleeding within the brain tissue and a known life-threatening type of stroke, doctors said.

The hospital staff and officials from Jeevandan grief counselled the family members of the deceased and they immediately agreed to donate organs. The consent to donate her organs was given by her husband P.Kumara Swamy and his family members.

The surgeons retrieved two kidneys, liver and two corneas and sent them to other transplant facilities in Hyderabad, based on the guidelines of Jeevandan.


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