Nagpur: A 27-year-old man, who was declared brain-dead at a private hospital here, has given a new lease of life to four patients after his family donated his multiple organs.

The deceased man from Betul in Madhya Pradesh was admitted to the hospital on October 16 following an accident. Despite attempts to save his life, the man lost the battle and was declared brain-dead on Wednesday night, a release by the city-based private hospital said.

After a couple of counselling sessions, his family members agreed to donate his organs to save the lives of four other people, it said.

The patient’s heart was airlifted to Mumbai and liver and kidneys were allotted to other private hospitals in the city. The retrieval of heart was done by a dedicated team which arrived from Mumbai.

The process was conducted with the help of the Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre in Nagpur, traffic police and the Airports Authority of India, the organs were transported to respective locations in time.

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