The first total organ donor of 2009, the victim of an accident in Austria
The first total organ donor of 2009 was a 42-year-old woman who suffered a traffic accident in Austria that led to brain death and was sent to a clinic in Oradea. The President of the National Transplant Agency, doctor Victor Zota, had declared on Monday to Mediafax that, after the accident, the woman was carried to an Austrian clinic where doctors tried to perform surgery in order to rescue her. “The doctors established that she had no chance to survive and sent her to Romania” dr. Victor Zota declared. The heart will be transplanted to a patient of the Targu Mures Hospital, the liver will be sent to the Fundeni centre in Bucharest and the two kidneys will be transplanted at the Hospital of Cluj.
Criminal proceedings opened against Adevarul Holding
The Romanian Police General Inspectorate (IGPR) has ordered the opening of criminal proceedings against Adevarul Holding, owned by businessman Dinu Patriciu, following a claim lodged by the ‘Ideea Europeana’ Cultural Foundation over a breach of copyrights regarding the book ‘Journal’ by Lev Tolstoy , according to a release remitted to Mediafax. The document says the object of the dossier opened by IGPR is the ‘abusive reproducing, editing and distribution by SC Adevarul Holding of the Tolstoy ‘Journal’ translated by Janina Ianosi and published in 2005 by the Ideea Europeana Publishing House, under the title ‘Memoirs’, translated by Ghenadi Strungar. Razvan Corneteanu, the general director of Adevarul Holding, told that ‘as long as it was about a penal complaint, it was normal to happen as it did.’