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Devise process for speedy organ retrieval: HC to state

DNMUM394322 | 8/11/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :358 | Health



The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the State government to place on record, in two weeks, the mechanism it has in place for organ transplantation in emergency cases.
A division bench of Justice Anoop Mohta and Justice Bharati Dangre said, "What kind of mechanism does the state have to retrieve organ from a patient in emergency situations? If there's none, then a special team needs to be formed to deal with such cases. If you (state) do not come up with it then we will give directions for framing of guidelines and setting up of proper mechanism."
The directions came after the court was informed by Advocate Ashish Mehta, appearing for a dialysis patient, who on Wednesday moved the HC seeking retrieval of organ
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