A live heart was transported from Aurangabad to Mumbai, a distance of 323.5 kilometres, via green corridor, in one hour and thirty-four minutes and was successfully transplanted into a 4-year-old girl.
The heart transplant in Fortis hospital is successful and the girl is in under observation.
- The heart of 13-year-old boy died in a road accident give life to 4 year old girl.
- The heart transported via green corridor from Aurangabad to Mumbai.
- Live heart transportaion took 94 min for 323 km distance.
- Heart transplataion successful, girl in under observation.
The hospital in a statement said that the live heart of a 13-year-old boy, who died in a road accident, was retrieved in Aurangabad’s MGM Hospital on Friday from where it left for Aurangabad Airport at around 1:50 pm.
#Heart transported 323 km in 94 minutes, transplanted into 4-year-old girl. Great job by traffic police and other volunteers at @fortis_hospital. #hearttransplant #greencorridor https://t.co/yilASczOzz
— Sanu George (@SanuGeorgeTV) June 23, 2018
It reached the airport at 1:54 pm covering the 4.8-kilometre distance in 4 minutes thanks to a green corridor set in place there, the hospital said.
A chartered flight was hired to brought the heart to Mumbai Airport at 3.05pm. It again travelled from airport through green corridor to Fortis Hospital. It travelled 18 kilometres in 19 minutes.
“The heart reached Fortis in one hour and thirty-four minutes, at 3:24 pm, after it was retrieved in Aurangabad. The total distance covered stood at 323.5 kilometres,” Fortis officials said on Saturday, as per TOI .