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From the Delhi airport, the donor heart was transported to the hospital in an ambulance through the 18.3 km stretch in 17 minutes, which ensured that the retrieved heart was transplanted within the critical 4-hour chest-to-chest period. (Shutterstock)

Heart flown to Delhi from Jaipur saves life of 45-year-old

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 06:39 PM IST
The teenager suffered fatal head injuries in a road accident in Jaipur, and even after sustained efforts to revive the patient, treating doctors at Jaipur’s SMS Hospital declared him brain dead. Following counseling, the family agreed to donate his organs.
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PU staffers, kin can now avail cashless treatment

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2020 12:52 AM IST
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Mumbai got 35% of its donor hearts from other cities: Data

Hindustan Times | By Rupsa Chakraborty
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 05:18 PM IST
Prejudices, lack of awareness to blame, say docs; call for organ pledge policy
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5th heart transplant at PGIMER saves 50-year-old

PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2019 12:40 AM IST
Liver and kidneys harvested from a 23-year-old brain-dead Kurali man also give new lease of life to three other recipients
The victim, who was travelling to Satara, was not wearing a helmet when he met with an accident on Thursday.(HT/PHOTO)
The victim, who was travelling to Satara, was not wearing a helmet when he met with an accident on Thursday.(HT/PHOTO)

22-year-old accident victim from Pune gives lease of life to four

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 04:27 PM IST
A kidney and the heart was transported to the Ruby Hall Clinic, the liver was donated to the Sahyadri Hospital. The other kidney was donated to a 35-year-old patient at the Jehangir Hospital
All the heart transplants carried out in 2017 and 2018 took place at Pune’s Ruby Hall Clinic, according to the National organ and tissue transplant organisation.(HT/PHOTO)
All the heart transplants carried out in 2017 and 2018 took place at Pune’s Ruby Hall Clinic, according to the National organ and tissue transplant organisation.(HT/PHOTO)

Pune No.1 in Maharashtra for successful heart transplants

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2019 04:24 PM IST
15 heart transplants were conducted in Pune in the last two years as against five in Mumbai
Officials of All India Institute of Medical Sciences walk out of Delhi airport with a heart that was just flown in from Surat in Gujarat.(Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)
Officials of All India Institute of Medical Sciences walk out of Delhi airport with a heart that was just flown in from Surat in Gujarat.(Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)

Police, ambulances drive their hearts out to save lives in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 12:06 PM IST
Traffic police have organised 44 green corridors--traffic-free passages to transport organs--in Delhi since January 2017. Each time a life was saved.
Doctors call for more lung donations to save people in dire need(HT Photo)
Doctors call for more lung donations to save people in dire need(HT Photo)

Only 10 to 15% donated lungs are fit for transplant

Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 12:25 AM IST
Smoking among donors can make the lungs unfit for the transplant
The heart reached Fortis hospital at 3:24pm, one hour and thirty-four minutes after it was retrieved at 1:50 pm in Aurangabad on Friday.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
The heart reached Fortis hospital at 3:24pm, one hour and thirty-four minutes after it was retrieved at 1:50 pm in Aurangabad on Friday.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)

Heart transported 323 km in 94 minutes from Aurangabad to Mumbai via green corridor

Press Trust of India, Thane | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 10:33 PM IST
The live heart of a 13-year-old boy, who died in a road accident, was successfully transplanted into a 4-year-old girl.
India is a latecomer in the field of heart transplant, performing its maiden surgery in 1994.(Getty Images/Istockphoto)
India is a latecomer in the field of heart transplant, performing its maiden surgery in 1994.(Getty Images/Istockphoto)

HT Spotlight: PGI to give heart transplants a push

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 03:13 PM IST
Ticker trouble: Buoyed by giving two patients a new lease of life in the last five years, PGIMER wants to conduct more cardiac transplants
Unregulated apps can give people a false sense of security, leading to dire health consequences.(Shutterstock)
Unregulated apps can give people a false sense of security, leading to dire health consequences.(Shutterstock)

Don’t go by ratings of health apps, it may not guarantee accuracy

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2018 11:57 AM IST
A new study done on blood pressure apps shows that a high “star rating” need not guarantee medical accuracy or value. The study also shows that using these unregulated apps can give people a false sense of security, leading to dire health consequences.
The heart, kept in a special case, was taken to the Kolkata hospital from the airport in barely 22 minutes although the distance is 18 km.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
The heart, kept in a special case, was taken to the Kolkata hospital from the airport in barely 22 minutes although the distance is 18 km.(Representative image/Shutterstock)

First heart transplant in Kolkata, green corridor for organ flown in from Bengaluru

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2018 05:09 PM IST
This is not the first time organ transplant operations have taken place in Kolkata. Both private and government hospitals have conducted such operations but not for a heart patient
Since NOTTO was established in 2014, the organisation has worked towards creating awareness about organ donation and training medical staff in performing retrieval and transplant.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Since NOTTO was established in 2014, the organisation has worked towards creating awareness about organ donation and training medical staff in performing retrieval and transplant.(AFP/Photo for representation)

Heart transplants picking up in India, 10-fold increase since 2016

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 08:45 PM IST
There have been nearly 300 heart transplantations across India in two years, according to data provided by the National Organ and Tissue Transplantation Organisation.
From Pakistani hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed being treated at a hospital in Karachi.(AFP)
From Pakistani hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed being treated at a hospital in Karachi.(AFP)

Pakistan hockey hero Mansoor Ahmed seeks heart transplant in India

Agence France-Presse, Karachi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 07:08 PM IST
Former Pakistani hockey player Mansoor Ahmed, 49, has been suffering for weeks from complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in his heart.
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