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What is the life expectancy of a double lung transplant?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Median is 5.5 yrs

That being said, population statistics can't be applied to individuals.
How well the surgery went, the match characteristics, how well oh avoid infection, your fitness prior to transplant, how well you tolerate the transplant regimen, etc all effect your quality of life and longevity.

In brief: Median is 5.5 yrs

That being said, population statistics can't be applied to individuals.
How well the surgery went, the match characteristics, how well oh avoid infection, your fitness prior to transplant, how well you tolerate the transplant regimen, etc all effect your quality of life and longevity.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine

In brief: Agree, remain hopefu

As stated by the first answer always reason to hope.
I have a patient working full time who is 10 years out and still going strong. Not always easy with recurrent and chronic viral infections but she has been doing great to remain hopeful.

In brief: Agree, remain hopefu

As stated by the first answer always reason to hope.
I have a patient working full time who is 10 years out and still going strong. Not always easy with recurrent and chronic viral infections but she has been doing great to remain hopeful.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
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