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Green corridor helps heart reach AIIMS from Delhi airport in 12 mins

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A special green corridor was created in the peak traffic hours here on Thursday to a heart from the to a hospital, covering a distance of 14 km in just 12 minutes, police said.

The corridor was provided at 10.05 am from the Delhi to the AIIMS for transporting the heart, they said.

The total distance covered was 14 km and time taken 12 minutes, of Police (Traffic) said.

The heart was successfully transplanted to a 32-year-old man from The patient was undergoing treatment at the AIIMS since February and was listed for in April, said Dr Aarti Vij, Organ Retrieval and in charge at the AIIMS.

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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 22:10 IST