Rare lung surgery on post-Covid patient conducted by Mangalurean Dr Klein Dantis


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Mangaluru, Jun 23: A 46-year-old post-covid patient with tuberculosis and a renal transplant was diagnosed to have pulmonary mucormycosis (Black fungus lung) with mycotic aneurysm lung. This is a very rare presentation worldwide that leads to fatal complications.

A team of thoracic surgeons at All India India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, India led by Dr Klein Dantis performed the lung resection on this complicated case on June 2. The patient recovered well and is leading a happy life. Dr Klein Dantis, also asserted, this is the first reported case following post-covid sequelae operated globally as well as nationally.

Director, Professor Dr Nitin M Nagarkar of AIIMS Raipur, who has operated more than 100 orbitonasal mucormycosis congratulated the team for their success and acknowledged to the people of the nation as well as globally, many such challenging cases will be operated in the near future.

Dr Klein Dantis is an exclusively qualified thoracic surgeon trained in the national capital, belonging to Kinnigoli, Mangluru. He is the son of late Urban Dantis and Hilda Dantis(Kinnigoli) and son-in-law of Robert and Mary Pinto (Banakal).

  

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  • Valerian Vas, Kinnigoli/Mumbai

    Fri, Jun 25 2021

    Congratulations to you Dr.Klein & wishing you even more success in the future. God Bless.

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  • Jerry Kinnigoli, Kinnigoli

    Fri, Jun 25 2021

    Congratulations dear Dr.Klein 💐 Wishing you even more success in future.

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  • R B Pinto, Banakal, Mudigere Taluk

    Thu, Jun 24 2021

    Congratulations dear Dr. Klein. All the best and wishing you every success.

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  • David Dsouza, Madanthyar /Kuwait

    Thu, Jun 24 2021

    Congratulations 💐

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  • Sandeep, Kinnigoli/Dubai

    Thu, Jun 24 2021

    Congratulations to you and your entire team on this great achievement Dr. Klein. Very happy and Proud of you. Wishing you even more success in future. God Bless you.

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  • Vinay Vas, Kinnigoli/Abu Dhabi

    Thu, Jun 24 2021

    Dear Dr. Klein Congratulations to you and your team for well deserved success. I have seen you studying and working hard & all your hardwork has paid off. Feeling proud being a part of the family. God Bless

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