Indore : Exactly after a month, two ‘Green Corridors’ were created by the district administration to transport liver and kidney from Choithram Hospital to the City airport and Bombay Hospital, on Sunday.
With this, Indore becomes the first city in the country to create two green corridors simultaneously on Sunday.
Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey led the process of transporting the organs from a 59-year-old Ramesh Asrani with the help of a team of doctors of Bombay Hospital, Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon and Choithram Hospital, NGO Muskan, City police and the residents.
“The first corridor was created for a stretch of 10-km from Choithram Hospital to the City Airport to transport liver of a brain dead patient to a hospital in Gurgaon through an air ambulance and another was created for a stretch of more than 12 km from Choithram Hospital to Bombay Hospital to transport kidney to a patient,” Dubey said.
He further said that the ambulance reached the airport in 8 minutes whereas car of Dr Rajesh Bharani, followed by an ambulance, reached Bombay Hospital only in 12 minutes.
Preparations for the Green Corridor was started from Saturday evening and it was successful when the first ambulance left the hospital at 11.44 am and later the doctors left the hospital, escorted by a police van, at 11.59 am.
Amid preparations for the festival, the city people also contributed in the successful creation of corridor and stopped their vehicles for smooth transportation of the organs.
NGO and admn convinced family for donation
A property broker by profession, Ramesh Asrani was admitted to Anand Hospital on Thursday due to cerebral haemorrhage and was declared brain dead on Saturday.
After learning about the situation of patient, NGO Muskan’s Jeetu Wadhani convinced Asrani’s family members for organ donation, who were willing to donate cornea only. After convincing the family members, they informed the Divisional Commissioner and shifted the body to Choithram Hospital.
“Blood pressure of the patient was not stable which made the situation complex. However, we asked the Medanta doctors to come to Indore for taking the liver and searched other patients through the registry of Indore Organ Donation Society,” the Commissioner said adding “they are providing medical insurance to the family of the donor through the organ donation society and will also provide every possible help to the family further.”
1.Two corridors simultaneously prepared for the first time in Central India
2.Indore becomes the first non-Metro to prepare two Green Corridors and practising same for the second time.
3.Ambulance to the airport left the hospital at 11.44 am and reached the Airport in 8 minutes at 11.52 am.
4.Dr Bharani left the hospital at 11.59 am and reached the hospital in 12 minutes at 12.11 pm
5.More than 160 cops were deployed to make the Green Corridors successful.
6.Special chartered plan of the doctors of Medanta Hospital returned after leaving the doctors at city airport and returned back to bring them to Medanta.