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Family donates her kidneys

Family donates her kidneys

NEW DELHI: The family of a woman architect, who died on Thursday after getting injured in celebratory firing during a New Year's Eve party at a farmhouse in Delhi, has donated her kidneys. Archana Gupta, 42, was on life support at the Fortis hospital in Vasant Kunj where she was brought to on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1.

"Till Wednesday, the patient continued to be in a critical state and on life support. Despite best efforts by our team of doctors, the patient could not be revived and was declared brain dead on January 2," according to hospital authorities.

The proposal to donate her organs for a larger cause was discussed with the family. Post consultation, the "family agreed to donate her kidneys," they said.

One of Gupta's kidneys

was sent to Apollo Hospital and the other given to Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital after the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation gave the approval.

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