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7 lives saved by organ donations

by VTV408 January 2016 Last updated at 16:39 PM

VTV.vn - Four kidneys, two corneas and a piece of liver from two brain-dead bodies from stroke and accidents have helped save the lives of seven people.

Dr. Du Thi Ngoc Thu, Head of the Organ Co-ordinating unit of Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh city, said six patients have been discharged from the hospital, while the liver transplant patient was still being monitored. The organ donors are two brain-dead men in Ho Chi Minh City. Shortly following agreement from their families, the organs were removed for transplantation. Representatives from Cho Ray Hospital 7 operations using donated organs were completed. Thanks to the donation of organs, the doctors were able to preserve or restor the sight of 23 people.

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