Indore creates record for 11th time in a year – Three Green Corridors created in a day for organ transplant

Indore man’s heart flies to Mumbai, liver to Delhi, kidneys transplanted to a male and female in city hospital

Indore: Heart and liver of a 45-year-old brain dead man were rushed in less than 10 minutes via ‘Green Corridor’ for organ transplantation from Choithram Hospital to the airport for separate destinations, on Tuesday.

‘The ‘green corridors’ were created thrice in the city with the help of traffic police and district administration, for transporting the organs donated by the deceased’s family. It was the 11th time in a year when multiple ‘green corridors’ were created in city for the noble cause.

“The organs were transported in about 9 minutes to a distance of nearly 15 kms from the hospital to airport,” Naresh Fundwani of Muskan Group said.

The donated heart was sent to Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, to be transplanted in a 47-year-old male, while the liver was charted out to Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, (ILBS) New Delhi to be transplanted in a 58-year-old male. One of the kidneys of the patient was transported to Bombay Hospital and other was transplanted to a patient in Choithram Hospital to provide new lease of life to four people,” secretary of Indore Organ Donation Society, Dr Sanjay Dixit said.

The donor, Sunil Peruliya, had met with an accident at Pipliyahana Square on and sustained serious injuries on his head and neck on November 3. He was admitted to Suyash Hospital and was declared brain stem cell dead by the committee on Monday and was later shifted to Choithram Hospital for organs retrieval.

Organs transplanted

The kidneys were transplanted into 52-year-old male Parasmal, resident of Ratlam, in Choithram Hospital and to a 52-year-old female Sarita Burvey in Bombay Hospital. Doctors also tried to retrieve lungs and pancreas but didn’t find compatible for transplantation.

1st Green Corridor

The first Green Corridor was created at 11.15 am between Choithram Hospital and Airport to carry heart to Fortis Hospital, Mumbai. In just 9 minutes, the heart of Sunil Peruliya was rushed to the city airport.

Heart was airlifted in a chartered plane to Mumbai at 11.45 pm.

2nd Green Corridor

The second green corridor was formed at 11.26 am for speedy transportation of liver. The ambulance carrying liver also reached the airport in just 9 minutes. Doctors took the liver to ILBS, New Delhi in a regular flight at 12:20 pm.

3rd Green Corridor

The third green corridor was formed between Choithram Hospital and Bombay Hospital to deliver kidney.  After the decision of family members of Sunil, the entire team of Choithram Hospital, traffic police, airport administration and CISF did a commendable job under the stewardship of Commissioner Sanjay Dubey.

Doctors involved in the procedure

 Dr Sujoy Pal, Dr Anand Singh, Dr Anvay Mulay, Dr Sandeep Sinha and Dr Dinki Kambli of Fortis Hospital Mumbai, while Dr Vineet Gautam, Dr Sunil Dubey, Dr Nitin Sharma, Dr Rajendra Bhatnagar, Dr Yusuf Sethi, Dr Sunil Bhatia, Dr CS Chimaniya, Dr Ajay Jain, Dr Ratan Sahajpal, Dr Jai Kriplani, Dr Suresh Carlton and Dr Pradeep Salgia of Choithram Hospital participated in the procedure of organ retrieval. Activists of Muskan Group also contributed for the successful transportation of organs.

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