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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is there possibilty of lung transplantation?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Transplant Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Lung transplants are preformed on a regular basis. To see if a lung transplant is an option for you or someone you know you should ask your pulmonary doctor to refer you to a transplant center for an initial evaluation.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

I need to know if there is any possibilty of lung transplantation?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 49 years experience
DEPENDS: Lung transplant is considered in pts with advanced lung dysfunction such as emphysema, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary vascular disease.

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