Road accident victim saves 9 with organs

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The parents of Shimon Zelikovsky, a 35-year-oldman who was left brain dead in a road accident over the weekend,donated his organs and saved nine people who desperately neededtransplants.
Hisheart went to a 49-year-old man at Hadassah-University Medical Centerin Jerusalem's Ein Kerem, while his lungs were transplanted into a54-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman at the Rabin MedicalCenter-Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva.
A 61-year-old woman received some of the liver lobe atHadassah, and a two-year-old received the remaining lobe at SchneiderChildren's Medical Center in Petah Tikva.
A kidney and pancreas went to a 35-year-old man at Beilinson and the other kidney to a 54-year-old man at Rambam Medical Center.
Skinwas taken for the treatment of burn patients, while ligaments and bonewere saved for transplant into people with orthopedic problems and bonecancer.