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Sachini Sewwandi (19) the heart patient who underwent a transplant surgery at the Cardiothoracic Unit of the Kandy General Hospital died on Saturday (30) while at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, sources said.

The second heart transplant surgery of Kandy Hospital was performed on Sewwandi, with a heart taken from a brain dead youth on Wednesday (27) by a team of specialist heart surgeons of the Kandy General Hospital.

Her father Mahesh Kumara said that doctors had told him the transplant surgery was successful.

The cause of death was proclaimed in the death certificate as high blood pressure in the lungs of the patient, he said.

This transplant surgery was carried out after a decision reached upon by the heart specialists at a discussion held with Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne. (J.A.L.Jayasinghe)

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  • Piyal Sunday, 01 October 2017 09:18 PM

    Deepest condolences. Surgery successful, patient dead.

    Yehiya Monday, 02 October 2017 09:17 AM

    Medical staff done the best job. Should not blindly criticize.

    Hemantha Sunday, 01 October 2017 09:24 PM

    This happens even in highly advanced nations. Keep trying.

    Common Sense Monday, 02 October 2017 07:32 AM

    Do not play with hearts. Prevent what is preventable.

    Thanos Sunday, 01 October 2017 09:26 PM

    Aaiiooooo......this is sad. May you rest in peace child.

    Peter Sunday, 01 October 2017 09:49 PM

    When they performed it successfully at Ragama all the names including the attendants were announced.

    tarzan Monday, 02 October 2017 09:15 AM

    success - credited to GMOAFailure - it goes to rajitha

    Yana Monday, 02 October 2017 09:59 AM

    Totally agree. Like the GMOA took credit for the eradication of Malaria.

    lakstan Monday, 02 October 2017 02:13 PM

    End of the day Someone is dead.Someone try to save but hard luck.This is not the first time in the History.Doctors you tried your best.Keep it up.RIP to the Dead.

    Rowa Monday, 02 October 2017 03:46 PM

    Everyone who criticize the medical staff should shut the hell up. You have no idea how much effort these people put to save lives!

    Keith Monday, 02 October 2017 06:31 PM

    She in had pulmonary hypertension (high lung pressure) before hand. The correct way to deal with this is to do a combined heart

    tragic Tuesday, 03 October 2017 09:05 AM

    there was a fight among the anaethetist and surgeons and stupid minister too shouted of course surgery could have gone wrong what ever doctors say people will have to obey.based on popularity to be the celebrity.. there was a fight among the doctors which is typical I wish this child was born in where Im now

    kalana Tuesday, 03 October 2017 02:05 PM

    This is sad. Life is important than Politics Doctors.

    abey Sunday, 08 October 2017 11:42 AM

    failiures are the pillers of success!!Doctors! Keep Trying!!!All the best for Srilanka Doctors to show up to the world!!!


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