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Bengaluru police stops traffic to shift harvested heart

Bengaluru police stops traffic to shift harvested heart
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Bengaluru Police Stops Traffic to Shift Harvested Heart. A distance of 42 kms from the hospital to the airport in Bengaluru was covered by the ambulance in 40 minutes which otherwise would happen in a minimum of two hours time in the peak traffic of the city.

A distance of 42 kms from the hospital to the airport in Bengaluru was covered by the ambulance in 40 minutes which otherwise would happen in a minimum of two hours time in the peak traffic of the city.

In a rare of its kind incident, the Bengaluru traffic police on Wednesday created a sensation by facilitating unimpeded transport of a donor's heart from a hospital in Bengaluru to the airport to be transplanted on a patient at Chennai in an inspiring action.

The harvested heart from a woman, who died of brain haemorrhage in an accident, was taken from BGS Hospital in Bangalore to Fortis Hospital in Chennai, the doctor involved and a senior police official said.

It is worth recollecting that in a similar incident the Hyderabad police also transported a heart from one hospital to another in the city within a span of meagre 8 minutes.

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