Kochi: Shinto K, a dialysis technician of Lisie Hospital, who got a second shot at life when he received a transplanted heart from Kumari Josna, passed away at a private hospital here on Sunday morning.
The heart of Kumari (59), who died of stroke, was transplanted to Shinto on May 17. The heart transplantation was successfully performed at the Lissie Hospital in Ernakulam by Dr Jose Chacko Periappuram.
Shinto was undergoing treatment at Lisie Hospital for multiple organ disorders since December. His final rites will be held in the evening.