Coronavirus patient receives world’s first living donor lung transplant in Japan

Apr 9, 2021 | INVESTING

Doctors in Japan announced on Thursday they have successfully performed the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from Covid-19.The recipient, identified only as a woman from Japan’s western region of Kansai, is recovering after the nearly 11-hour operation on Wednesday, Kyoto University Hospital said in a statement.It said her husband and son, who donated parts of their lungs, are also in stable condition.The university said it was the…

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