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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Sydney boy saves four lives in India with organ donation after he died during family holiday

A seven-year-old Sydney boy has died in India after suffering from a clot in his brain while on a family holiday. (Facebook)

The family of a young boy who died while travelling with them in India gave four people a second chance at life by donating his organs.

The family of Sydney resident, seven-year-old Deyaan Udani, donated his heart, kidneys and liver to four critically ill people, three of whom were minors, after doctors declared him brain dead, the Mumbai Mirror reports.

Deyaan was travelling through India with his family when he suffered from a blood clot in the brain after several days of complaining about severe headaches.

He was rushed to hospital on the last day of the family trip and underwent emergency surgery at Mumbai Hospital, but died there on Saturday.

“He kept sinking every day," said Dr Sucheta Desai, the transplant coordinator at the Hinduja Hospital. Continue reading
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