2nd green corridor created in Bhopal to transport organs

Bhopal: A green corridor was created in Bhopal on Friday afternoon to transport heart, liver and kidneys of a youth who was declared brain dead a few days back.

His heart was airlifted to Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, while kidney was transported to Choithram Hospital in Indore. Liver and another kidney were used in Bansal hospital in Bhopal. It was the second green corridor created in Bhopal from Bansal Hospital to Airport. It took 18 minutes to cover a distance of 20 kilometres.Traffic was stopped on either side of the route to let the ambulance carrying the organs pass.

Bansal Hospital manager Ankit Yadav said, “Couple of days ago, 20-year old youth was admitted in Narmada Hospital at E-4, Arera Colony. He was declared brain dead. His heart, kidney and liver sent to different hospitals.” Dr Subodh Varsney, director Sidhanta-Red Cross Hospital, said, “We monitored the whole process. District collector and police officials also cooperated.”

Bhopal district collector Sudam Khade said it was administration’s responsibility to provide hassle-free passage. It is good for Bhopal. We have to promote organ transplantation

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