Green corridors help save six lives in Delhi

New Delhi: Three green corridors experts and Delhi Police created from Max Healthcare's hospital in Shalimar Bagh to Max hospitals in Patparganj and Saket and to a Vasant Kunj liver institute have saved six lives in the capital. The feat was achieved around 9 p.m. on June 10. The first green corridor was over 32 km long from Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh to Max Hospital, Patparganj; the second stretched 40 km to Max Hospital, Saket; and the third was 38 km long to the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) at Vasant Kunj, Max Healthcare said on Sunday. While one kidney harvested from the cadaver of a 57-year-old woman -- a resident of Sonepat in Haryana -- was transplanted in Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh itself, her other kidney and heart were transported to Patparganj and Saket, respectively.  Other organs donated included corneas, which were transported to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and liver which was transported to ILBS, Vasant Kunj.  A team of experts led by Dr. Waheed Zaman from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, worked for more than nine hours to ensure a seamless and successful harvesting and kidney transplant procedure.