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Fortis Malar hospital performs successful bilateral lung transplantation on India’s youngest recipient

Fortis Malar hospital performs successful bilateral lung transplantation on India’s youngest recipient

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Fortis Malar hospital performs successful bilateral lung transplantation on India’s youngest recipient Successful transplant procedure gives new lease of life to 13- year-old Chennai girl   Chennai, 29th October, 2019: A team of senior doctors from Fortis Malar Hospital successfully conducted a complex bilateral lung transplantation on 13-year-old Josephine Swetha from Tambaram, Chennai. Josephine who was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension is the youngest patient in India to undergo bilateral lung transplant. This challenging procedure was performed by an expert team led by Dr. K R Balakrishnan, Director, Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Malar Hospital and Dr. Suresh Rao KG, Head of Department, Critical Care & Cardiac Anaesthesia, Fortis Malar Hospital. 13-year-ol