In Europe, the first transplanted lung to a patient with coronavirus

At the medical University of Vienna (Austria) carried out a successful operation for a lung transplant woman infected COVID-19.

amid coronavirus 45-the summer inhabitant of Carinthia developed an acute pulmonary embolism, and within a month she was breathing with the help of circulating pump.

One lung was not saved, so the doctors decided to transplant — this experience was a first for Europe and has been successful.

According to the head of the University clinic of surgery, Walter Klepetko, the patient feels great, and all the organs are functioning well.

At the University are optimistic and expect to soon release the woman from the hospital. It is noted that any chronic diseases she had.

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