Organs harvested from man who died in road accident save seven

Parents of deceased says he often mentioned importance of having an ADI organ-donor card.

June 16, 2015 10:04
Guy Schreiber

Guy Schreiber. (photo credit: ISRAEL TRANSPLANT CENTER)


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Guy Schreiber, a 24-year-old university student who was killed in a road accident while walking to a bus station on the way to his studies, has saved seven people with organs donated by his family.

Schreiber was declared brain dead at the  Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva when doctors said they could do nothing to save him.

His parents said he had often mentioned the importance of having an ADI organ-donor card.

His heart went to a 60-year-old man who had had a temporary artificial heart in his chest for three-and-a-half years; his lungs went to a 67-year-old man; a kidney was transplanted in a 71-year-old man and another in a 43-year-old woman; his liver went to a 55-year-old woman. His corneas were transplanted into two different teenagers. 

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