Houston mom grateful for lung transplant after severe COVIDDecember 28, 2022 0
A year ago, Krystal Taylor spent the holidays in an intensive care unit, hoping for the double lung transplant that would save her life.
The Houston woman never expected her condition to deteriorate so quickly when she went to the Memorial Hermann emergency room with a severe COVID-19 infection in the summer of 2021. She ended up spending nearly seven months in the hospital, including two in a medical hospital. induced coma. By Thanksgiving, doctors determined she needed a transplant because her lungs were too scarred to function on their own.