Loyola performs record-breaking number of lung transplants in one day

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Loyola University Medical Center performed a record-breaking number of lung transplants in one day.

Ambulance 02Doctor’s performed a total of five lung transplants in just under 25 hours.

No other medical center in Illinois has performed that many lung transplants in such a short time.

According to the United Network for Organ sharing, five lung transplants is the average number performed daily nationwide.

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