1st lung transplant in city soon
KOLKATA: The city is going to witness the first lung transplant.
A team of doctors from Kolkata has already reached a hospital in Gujarat's Surat. In the Surat hospital, the lung would be harvested.
Later, the organ would be flown in to the city through a special flight, according to the sources.
The organ is expected to arrive in the Calcutta airport by late Monday night.
Following this, the harvested lung would be taken to a private hospital in Mukundapur. The transplant would be undertaken at the private hospital. The state Health department has already given necessary clearance in this regard.