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Lung transplantation - do people get that for copd?
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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Nearly 40% of lung transplants are done for copd.

In brief: Yes
Nearly 40% of lung transplants are done for copd.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Lung transplantation can be done for copd.
Abstinence from cigarette smoking for 12 months is usually required to be a candidate and frequently a single lung transplantation is performed. Numerous other criteria must be met, but the results are generally good.

In brief: Yes
Lung transplantation can be done for copd.
Abstinence from cigarette smoking for 12 months is usually required to be a candidate and frequently a single lung transplantation is performed. Numerous other criteria must be met, but the results are generally good.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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