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petek, 3 decembra, 2021

First Covid-19 patient lung transplant performed at UKC Ljubljana

By: V.A., STA

Doctors at the UKC Ljubljana hospital have successfully conducted a lung transplant on a Covid-19 patient in what Tomaž Štupnik, the head of the hospital’s ward for thoracic surgery, said was the first lung transplant on a Covid-19 patient in Slovenia while only about ten such procedures have been conducted in the world.

According to UKC Ljubljana, the procedure conducted ten days ago took ten hours and the patient is now stable and in intensive care.

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