In Hyderabad a surgery has been done in krishna institute of medical sciences. This is a unique kind of surgery done . The double Lung transplant has been done by the team of doctors led by Sandeep attawar.
“The patient was a severe case of lung sarcoidosis, and Covid-19 only complicated the precarious lung condition. Fortunately, a match to his lungs was found in a person declared brain dead in Kolkata, and the harvested lungs were airlifted to Hyderabad to save the life of the patient,” said Attawar.
According to him, the procedure was complex and had little scope for errors and only a timely transplant of lungs helped save the patient. “What is more important is that good outcomes are difficult to achieve as these patients are extremely sick, under nourished and bed-ridden before the transplant. Post discharge, he will need close monitoring, bio bubble environment and careful drug control for at least six weeks,” he said.