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10th Successful Heart Transplant Surgery Conducted at Fortis Hospital, Mulund

Date : February 10, 2016

Fortis Hospital, Mulund conducted 10th successful heart transplant surgery on a 48 year old female who was suffering from Dilated Cardiomyopathy. A heart transplant was was essential to save her life. The transplant became possible when a 50 year old female was declared brain dead after she suffered a head injury in a train accident at a hospital in Thane. The family consented to donate her organs to save lives of five deserving recipients through her Heart, Kidneys, Liver and Corneas. The transportation of the donor heart between the two hospitals was completed in 08 Minutes covering a distance of over 12 KMs.

Following the pre-decided route from Eastern Express Highway - Airoli Junction – Fortis Hospital, Mulund, the ambulance commenced with the preserved heart at 07.23 AM and reached Fortis Hospital, Mulund at 07.31 AM. The Traffic Authorities quickly cleared the traffic on the roads and stalled the red lights in perfectly synchronized manner to enable the donor heart to travel to the hospital in record time.

For more information, please contact:

Fortis Healthcare
Priya Bendre : 077385 70894

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