Bengaluru: The city witnessed two heart transplants at Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Narayana Health City, thanks to the green corridor provided by the traffic police. The donors, a 10-year-old boy and a 41-year-old woman, gave a new lease of life to a 10-year-old girl and a 40-year-old woman respectively.
The 10-year-old donor who hails from Magadi, was admitted at Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences following an accident at Nagamangala on March 9. He was later shifted to BGS Global Hospital, Kengeri and was declared brain dead on Monday after which the family agreed to donate their son’s organs. The heart was retrieved by a team of doctors from Narayana Health City and was transported from BGS Global Hospital to Narayana Health City with the help of the green corridor.
The distance of 30 kms was covered in 26 minutes.