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Lung Transplantation

If you have advanced lung disease and you have tried everything else, lung transplantation may provide an alternative. Organ transplants have been shown to improve:

  • quality of life
  • endurance
  • the ability to exercise
  • and even survival in some groups of patients.

Today, lung transplantation is available to many patients. Most of the transplants are for end-stage lung disease resulting from:

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Last Updated: Mar 07, 2014