Pakistani boy gets heart from Hyderabad. 10 year old Pakistan boy gets heart transplantation on Wednesday.
Pakistani boy gets heart from Hyderabad
A 10 year old boy gets heart transplantation successfully. What is there in that, you might have a question? Coming to the news, the boy is from Pakistan who is getting treatment in at Frontier Lifeline Hospital on Tuesday, he get heart from Hyderabad.
According to K.M. Cherian, chairman and CEO of the hospital, the teenager had been admitted almost a month ago.
“He had dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart muscles balloon out and become enlarged and so, cannot pump efficiently,” he said.
Hyderabad Hospital informed the availability of heart
On Wednesday morning, the Frontier Lifeline hospital came to know that a heart was available in Hyderabad from a brain dead patient at hospital. The donor Vaishnav injured in a road accident with three other members of his family near Ramoji Film City. He had been admitted in Global Hospital Hyderabad.
To enable quick and easy transport of the donor heart, Hyderabad police created a green corridor from the hospital to Shamshabad international airport. Officials from state-run organ donation programme Jeevandan said that the donor heart reached Shamshabad in just over 35 minutes.
“Our team got back to Chennai at 4.30 p.m. and the heart was brought from the airport to the hospital in less than 20 minutes,” Dr. Cherian said.
Heart can be transplanted to a foreign person only when there is no Indian available
According to an official of the Tamil Nadu cadaver transplant programme, none of the cardiac transplant centres in Chennai had an Indian patient who was a suitable recipient for the heart.
“We also asked the Telangana government to check with other neighbouring States including Kerala and Karnataka to make sure there was no Indian patient in the vicinity who could have received it. If no Indian patient is found suitable, then the organ can be given to a foreign national,” he said.
The family lives in Dubai, but is originally from Punjab in Pakistan. By 10:15 p.m., the surgery was completed though the patient remained on support, a doctor said. Vaishnav’s kidneys and liver were also harvested and sent to various hospitals for transplant surgeries