Hyderabad, December 11
Doctors at Institute of Heart and Lung Transplant, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), here successfully performed double lung transplant on a post-Covid lung fibrosis patient.
The patient underwent a successful double lung transplant after 53 days of Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support, which is the longest duration of the ECMO bridging to lung transplant in India.
The 34-year-old patient, belonging to Haryana, tested positive for Covid on October 29. — TNS