Green Corridor created for 7th time
Indore : Yet another green corridor was created in the city to transfer vital organs of a labourer, Pappu Dawar, on Monday. His heart and liver were successfully transported to New Delhi through a ‘Green Corridor’ prepared for the seventh time in the city, successfully while kidneys were transplanted to two patients in the city hospitals.
Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey led the process of transporting the organs of the deceased, who was declared brain dead on Sunday night.
“The first corridor was created for a stretch of 14-km from Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences to the city airport to transport liver and heart to the AIIMS, New Delhi and Institute of Liver and Biliary Science, respectively, through the same flight and another corridor was created for a stretch of more than 12 km from SAIMS to Greater Kailash Hospital to transport kidney to a patient,” Secretary of Indore Organ Donation Society Dr Sanjay Dixit said.
He further said that the ambulance reached the airport in 9 minutes while the ambulance carrying kidney reached Greater Kailash Hospital in 12 minutes. Preparations for the Green Corridor was started from Sunday evening and it was successful when the first ambulance left the hospital at 7.35 am and later the doctors left the hospital, escorted by a police van, at 8.05 am.
Amid preparations for the Shivratri, the citizens too contributed in the successful creation of corridor and stopped their vehicles for smooth transfer of the organs.
NGO, admn convince family for donation
A resident of Dhar district, Pappu Dawar, was admitted to Sri Aurobindo Hospital on Saturday after having severe injuries in an accident. After learning about the situation of patient, NGO Muskan’s Jeetu Wadhani convinced Pappu’s family members for organ donation, who were willing to donate cornea only. After convincing the family members, they informed the Divisional Commissioner and started the process.
Heart was successfully transplanted to a 28-year-old man in AIIMS, New Delhi while liver was transplanted to 22-year-old in ILBS, New Delhi. “The patient who received heart was suffering from cardiomyopahty and the patient who received kidney was suffering from cryptogenic cirrhosis,” Dr Dixit said. The kidneys were transplanted to a 32-year-female in Greater Kailash Hospital and a 42-year-male in SAIMS.
Docs of MYH get hands on experience
After being declared as Organ Retrieval Centre, two assistant professors from the Surgery Department and two from Anesthesia Department assisted the team of doctors who came from New Delhi to get experience of the process. “These doctors were also present during the process of harvesting the organs in Choithram Hospital. After completion of their training, they will be able to retrieve the organs in MYH soon,” Dr Dixit added.