Tibor Stumpf

First lung transplant in Hungary - successful

December 19, 2015

The first Hungarian lung transplant operation - that took place on December 12, 2015 - was successful. The news was announced this Saturday in the National Istitute of Oncology in Budapest by the Director-General of the Institute, Dr Miklós Kásler.

The six-hour operation - in which the lung of a 59-year-old donor was transplanted into a 53-year patient - took place after long preparations. The recepient,  Tibor Stumpf is said to be doing well.


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