Lung transplant Surgery Patient died PGI. Fifteen days after surgery, PGI’s first lung transplant recipient died on Tuesday night. Doctors have investigated “generalized infection” as the reason behind her death. The lung recipient was a 34-year-old Sangrur woman, who was suffering from interstitial lung disease.The woman was suffering from the ailment for last two years. She admitted to PGI in condition deteriorated in February. She underwent lung transplant on July 11. The surgeons said the operation was a success, but the patient developed infection after a few days.She had started talking again and had even started eating on her own. I hoped she would survive, but doctors could not save her despite best efforts. She died due to inner infection.
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