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Green corridor transports donor heart for transplant in just 18 minutes

Green corridor transports donor heart for transplant in just 18 minutes

A donor's heart was successfully transported from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport to the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute on Thursday covering a distance of 18 km in 18 minutes.

Mumbai: Hospital worker and brain-dead woman saves 4 lives

The donor woman was admitted to the Jaslok Hospital and was declared brain dead following intracerebral bleeding and brain stem haemorrhage.

East India's first cadaver liver transplant in Kolkata

Family members of a 53-year-old male patient - Samar Chakraborty - who was declared brain dead on Monday assented to the procedure to transplant the liver that is expected to bequeath a new lease of life to a 46-year-old female recipient with liver damage.

Green corridor helps transport liver 210km in 3.30 hours!

It took the ambulance a mere 3.36 hours to transport the liver from Nashik's Rishikesh Hospital to Pune's Sahyadri Hospital. 

China records rise in voluntary organ donation

The rate for organ donation per million of population reached 1.2 in 2014, a 60-fold increase from the level of 2010, the commission said.
 

2 green corridors created in Indore for organ transportation

Probably for first time in the country, two green corridors were created simultaneously here today for separate transport of a liver and a kidney, donated by kin of a 59-year-old man, for their transplantation in two persons.

PM highlights need for organ donations

He said few states have done well "in this regard by cutting short the paper work" while appreciating Tamil Nadu for having done "extremely well" in organ donation. 

Kerala plans outcome-registry for clearer organ transplantation

A senior health department official today said the outcome registry would be operational within one month and it is now being run on a trial basis.