Bangalore to Chennai with Live heart

Posted : September 3, 2014 at 9:36 pm IST by ManaTeluguMovies

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In major effort a brain dead woman’s heart in Bangalore’s Fortis hospital was flown for benefit of a heart patient at Apollo hospital in Chennai.

The 32 year old woman had died in a road accident and the hospital authorities had requested the family to donate her parts on humanitarian grounds. Her kidney, skin, liver, eyes etc were donated locally and the live heart was sought by doctors of Apollo chennai for a patient waiting for transplantation.

The Apollo Hospital sent a doctors team to Bangalore in a special plane  and roads were cleared from Fortis to Airport ( 35 Kms ) and also at Chennai ( 12 kms) to ensure that no time was lost in traffic .The heart donated by the woman’s family was kept in a chemical container in a fitting condition through out in the journey.