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Heart Transported from Jaipur to Delhi Saves Life of 45-year-old Man

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The recipient was a 45-year-old man from Meerut, admitted at Max Hospital in south Delhi, whereas the donor was a 16-year-old boy who had met with a street accident lately.

  • PTI New Delhi
  • Last Updated: November 12, 2020, 23:06 IST
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A coronary heart harvested from a brain-dead teenager in Jaipur was flown to Delhi airport after which in simply 17 minutes despatched to a personal hospital right here for a transplant surgical procedure via an almost 18-km inexperienced hall arrange amid the festive season rush. The recipient was a 45-year-old man from Meerut, admitted at Max Hospital in south Delhi, whereas the donor was a 16-year-old boy who had met with a street accident lately, hospital authorities stated on Thursday.

“The harvested heart was flown to Delhi by a chartered flight. It landed at Terminal three of the Delhi airport at 7.50 pm Wednesday. From there, a green corridor was created to take the organ to the hospital during heavy traffic hours owing to the festive season,” a hospital spokesperson stated. A hospital ambulance ready on the airport, speedily transported the center via the 18.3-km inexperienced hall in simply 17 minutes, he added.

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