He smoked at least one packet of cigarettes a day for 30 years when, at his death, he gave green light to the donation of his organs. But when the doctors intervened for the explant, they found all his organs damaged by the effects of fum or, in particular, his lungs, which, instead of being pink as they should, were black, c from tobacco . This is what happened in China with a 52-year-old man who died as he suffered several lung diseases, reported by Fox News : impressed by the condition of his body, surgeons from Wuxi People's Hospital in Jiangsu took them back in a video image in the operating room and circulated online to raise awareness of the damage caused by smoking.
" Do you still have the courage to smoke? ", writes the hospital and comments on the video. The truly impressive images have been around the world – with over 25 million views – and have been defined by many users as "the best anti-smoking site ever". "The initial oxygenation tests worked well, but when we extracted the organs we realized that it was impossible to accept them for a transplant – explained the primary, Dr. Chen primary at Wuxi People's Hospital – Many Chinese are smokers. and we also accept the bodies of smokers, but there are obviously very strict standards in this regard. And of course they were not respected in this case: do you still have the courage to smoke? ".