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UPMC performs record number of lung transplants despite COVID-19

While the COVID-19 pandemic has halted and disrupted transplant processes across the country, the story of our client Joshua Caleb Sarchet‘s successful double-lung transplant at UPMC reflects a ray of light.

UPMC performed 12 lung transplants in April, double its usual number.

“I can’t even separate the two, the pandemic and Josh’s transplant,” -Josh’s wife, Laura

 

Written by Emily Progin

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