This is sad news coming from the United States. Following the health crisis involving vaping then by the presence of vitamin E acetatea young man of 17 years old was hospitalized for pneumonia. Gravely ill, he had to undergo a two-lung transplant in Detroit.
An American of 17 years had to undergo a transplantation of the two lungs in Detroit, because of the lesions caused by the use of adulterated products, announced on Tuesday the Henry Ford Hospital of Detroit, quoted by the agency Reuters. This is the first time since the beginning of the epidemic of lung diseases linked to their consumption that a patient must be doubly transplanted.
The young man was admitted to 5 last September at St. John's Hospital, Detroit, with symptoms similar to those of pneumonia. His breathing abilities quickly deteriorated, and he had to be intubated, before being transferred to Henry Ford Hospital on October 3, in a critical medical condition. The severity of his condition and lesions on his lungs placed him at the top of the list of transplant applicants, and the operation could be performed on October 15.
Dr. Hassan Nemeh, one of the three cardiovascular surgeons who performed the transplant, stated before the procedure that " this teenager was at risk of imminent death without a double-lung transplant".
« Our lives have been changed forever", Then explained the family of the teenager in a statement. He " has gone from a classic life of a young athlete of 16 years in perfect health ... to wake up intubate and with new lungs, facing a long and painful remission According to the members of his family.
If his condition improves, a long recovery period awaits him before recovering his mobility and strength. Recall in passing that if vaping is not yet considered out of cause, the presence of vitamin E acetate is considered one of the probable reasons for this epidemic ...