Chennai City News

One of Asia’s Youngest Recipients Successfully Undergoes Complex Bilateral Lung Transplant at MGM Healthcare Chennai

MGM Healthcare, a multi-speciality quaternary care hospital in the heart of Chennai, today announced that it had successfully performed a complex bilateral lung transplant on Master. Nazar Dianov a 4-year old boy from Russia and is now one of Asia’s youngest recipients to undergo this procedure. A 20-member team under the leadership of Dr. K.R. Balakrishnan Chairman & Director of Cardiac Sciences and Director of the Heart and Lung Transplant Program, MGM Healthcare successfully conducted this procedure on the patient on December 15, 2020. Speaking about the patient, Dr. Balakrishnan explained, “Master. Nazar Dianov, a 4-year old boy from Russia was diagnosed with fibrosing alveolitis at the tender age of 2 months and was put on a ventilator as his oxygen saturation was extremely low. He then underwent tracheostomy at the age of 6 months in Russia and was airlifted to our unit in Chennai in 2018 for…