A 57-year-old woman named – Aditi Sinha was declared brain dead at Apollo Hospital and her kidneys and liver were donated to three recipients. This is the second organ donation in the past six days. On August 18, kidneys, liver, cornea and skin of a teen girl named Mallika Majumdar were transplanted.
Sinha’s liver was donated to Chandi Charan Ghosh, a resident of Nadia district. The transplant operation began around 5 AM and continued for more than 7 hours. One of her kidneys was donated to Usha Parekh at the Apollo Hospital. Doctors mentioned that her heart couldn’t be used due to blockages.
The organs of Aditi were brought to SSKM Hospital by the help of Kolkata traffic police who created a green corridor during busy hours on Thursday.