Brain-dead boy’s organs donated
He had met with an accident on Oct. 30
The organs of a 17-year-old boy, who was declared brain dead following grievous head injuries in a road accident, were donated.
According to a press release, N. Gokulnathan, a student of Class XII and resident of Avadi, met with an accident on October 30.
He was travelling with his father to school when their two-wheeler was involved in an accident.
The duo was admitted to Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre.
Gokulnathan had a severe head injury, while his father sustained minor injuries and was discharged the same day.
Gokulnathan’s condition did not improve and he was declared brain dead on November 5.
His family came forward to donate his organs. His kidneys, liver, heart valves and corneas were retrieved and allocated for transplantation.