Massachusetts General Hospital surgeons perform life-saving double lung transplant on patient Chad Kiniry of Peru.
New lungs give Peru man new life
Mass General patient Chad Kiniry, of Peru, endured a rocky road over the past year. He has cystic fibrosis and spent months in hospitals, coming close to death more than once. With an infection that spread to his bloodstream, Chad suffered respiratory failure and was put on life support. In a miraculous series of events, Chad received a double lung transplant at Mass General, giving him a new lease on life. Read more