Heart & Lung Transplantation Surgeries [Blog]

Heart & Lung Transplantation Surgeries [Blog]

When was the first human to human heart transplant done? First successful human to human heart transplantation was done in the world by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on 3rd of December, 1967 in South Africa. So far over 100000 heart transplants, over 40000 lung transplants and over 4000 combined heart and lung transplants are done. When […]

Precautions after Lung Transplant Surgery by Dr Gokhale

What isĀ Lungs Transplant Surgery? Lungs Transplant Surgery generally involves transplanting/changing either one lung or both lungs depending upon the condition of infection in the patient. If lungs are infected with cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis etc, then both lungs need to be transplanted. If lungs are damaged and not infected then one lung is transplanted. Patients suffering […]

Tips to Prevent Lung Infections During Household Work

People having COPD always carry the risks of aggravation to the body condition due to various reasons, doing household work being one of them. Those having chronic bronchitis, emphysema or pulmonary fibrosis can suddenly experience symptoms of lung infection due to household work, due to infection from pollutants that are hazardous to health. Here are […]