Lung transplant the only option for young patient with COVID-19

US surgeons have performed a double-lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged by COVID-19. The patient, an Hispanic woman in her 20s, had spent six weeks in the COVID ICU on a ventilator and ECMO at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr Ankit Bharat, chief of thoracic surgery and surgical director of ...

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