Vaping-Induced Lung Damage Leads to a Double Lung Transplant

The 16-year-old male patient described by his family as “Perfectly healthy athlete” was facing imminent death before a lung transplant procedure to replace his severely damaged lungs. A Michigan youth was the first to undergo a double lung transplant due to severe vaping-associated lung damage. The patient was in critical condition and nearly faced death, this was said by Dr. Hassan Nemeh of Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital during a press conference on Tuesday. This patient, currently choosing to stay anonymous, was first admitted to a Detroit-area hospital with symptoms resembling pneumonia in September. Even though he underwent treatment for pneumonia, … Continue reading Vaping-Induced Lung Damage Leads to a Double Lung Transplant