Narayana Health City Performs Karnataka’s First Double Lung Transplant

Transplant gives a new lease of life to a 28 year old youth from Thrissur

Doctors at Narayana Health City gives a new lease of life to a 28 year old young man by conducting a double lung transplant. The transplant makes Narayana Health City the first hospital in the state to successfully conduct a double lung transplant.

Hailing from Thrissur, Kerala, Sudeesh MV was a construction worker until he started developing severe bronchiectasis which led to lung failure. In the last one year his condition had worsened making him dependant on oxygen support. In fact, he was finding it difficult to even move around. Every step he took made him feel as though he was climbing a mountain. The family’s search for a treatment led them to Narayana Health City and he was admitted at Narayana Health City in the month of February.

After a thorough evaluation by the doctors, he was advised to undergo lung transplant. However, as he was suffering from severe infections, the first task at hand for the doctors was to stabilise his condition. Once he was stable, the doctors began the search for a matching lung. Fortunately, for him within three months, the team was able to identify matching lungs for him.  The donor was from Sparsh Hospital, Yeshwantpur. …

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