Medindia

X

Heart Transplant by Organ Donation Saves 40 Year Old Woman

by Julia Samuel on  March 2, 2015 at 5:56 PM Organ Donation News   - G J E 4
A 30-year-old labourer was declared brain dead after he met with an accident and his heart was transplanted to a lady in Hyderabad. A recipient matched with the labourer's heart and was decided that it will be airlifted to save the woman's life in Hyderabad.
Heart Transplant by Organ Donation Saves 40 Year Old Woman
Heart Transplant by Organ Donation Saves 40 Year Old Woman
Advertisement

The live heart was transported in short span of 2 minutes 45 seconds in Yashoda hospital at Secunderabad. The effective coordination between the doctors and the traffic authorities made the transplant possible.

Advertisement
The harvested heart was carried in an uninterrupted manner as the traffic authorities created a 'green corridor' from Victoria hospital to the airport. The doctors at Yashoda Hospital began the process of transplantation after the heart was successfully transported.

Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

You May Also Like

Advertisement
View All