Delhi gangrape row: Dr Naresh Trehan says not transplant, sent girl to Singapore to save her life
Trehan, the Managing Director of Medanta Medicity that helped setting up an Intensive Care Unit aboard the air ambulance in which the victim was flown, said he had never seen such "brutality inflicted" on a person in his career and he still could not accept the "gravity of the crime".
Majority part of the intestine of the victim was removed during her treatment at Safdarjung Hospital and when she was airlifted to Singapore, it was speculated that she was sent there for an intestinal transplant.
"Doctors at Safdarjung treated her the best possible way they could do. She had lost her intestine and everyone was praying that one day she will be ready as a candidate for an intestinal transplant. Transplant is a long journey," he said, adding that at that juncture she was not in any condition for a transplant.
Trehan, who said the girl has to be admired for her spirit, was speaking at a press conference to give details about the country's first intestinal transplant at his hospital conducted in November-end.
Everyone, including the Government, was "shaken" over this case and all one could think then was what can be done for this girl, he said.
"Doctors were doing the best they can do. Then they thought of the centres
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