Stroke patient overhears doctors discuss removing his organs

Stroke patient overhears doctors discuss removing his organs

A Swedish man who was paralysed by a stroke is filing an official complaint against a Gothenburg hospital after he listened in horror to his doctors telling his girlfriend and relatives he was going to die and discussing transplanting his liver and kidney.

“I heard them tell my girlfriend and my relatives that there was no hope,” Jimi Fritze, 43, told The Telegraph.

“I couldn’t do anything. I could only see and hear. I couldn’t move my body.”

The former supermarket manager from Örebro suffered a stroke nearly two years ago as he and his girlfriend were dining on smoked fish and fine wine at a restaurant on the Gothenburg archipelago.

As it was too windy for a helicopter to land on the island, it took one and a half hours to get him by boat to hospital.

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