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Doctors perform India’s first double lung transplant on COVID patient

The Siasat | 11/09/2020 06:40 PM | Click to read full article

In a first of its kind procedure in India, doctors at the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences successfully performed double lung transplant surgery on a Covid-19 patient. The 32-year-old patient from Chandigarh, who received lungs from a brain-dead person in Kolkata, was discharged from the hospital on Friday.

The team of doctors was led by Sandeep Attawar, considered a pioneer in heart and lung transplant surgeries in India.