Covid affected person undergoes double lung transplant

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

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