Transplant experts and surgeons have finally decided to start using organs from the COVID patients’ bodies except lungs for transplant. After three years of COVID deaths,
This effort was originally initiated by the Pune Command Hospital did a kidney transplant from brain dead kidney covid positive patients to the needy patients. The success of the transplant influenced the transplant professional organisations including Liver Transplant Society of India, Indian Society for heart and lung transplantation and Indian Society of Organ transplantation.
Surgeons put up the logic that the COVID infected deaths need to be balanced with the end- stage organ deaths. According to Ahmedabad-based transplant physician Dr Vivek Kute, vital organs from the brain dead covid positive patients can be safely transplanted to the patients who are in need of these organs.