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23 organs harvested in a day at Chennai hospital

Chennai (IANS): In a rare operation, the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals has harvested 23 different organs from five brain-dead donors to give a new lease of life to 23 needy patients, an official said on Wednesday.

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‘Heart is available, but recipient is not’

Chennai: In a scenario where hundreds die every year in a wait to receive suitable heart donor and every single donated heart holds a great significance, it is observed that a large number of cadaver organs like heart and lungs are going waste, owing to lack of awareness and smooth networking between medicos.

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