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What is the average life expectancy after a double lung transplant if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: See below

Latest data quote the average life expectancy after a double lung transplant as 6.
8 years. It may be a little lower for COPD as some other diseases have better outcomes but it will be in a similar ballpark.

In brief: See below

Latest data quote the average life expectancy after a double lung transplant as 6.
8 years. It may be a little lower for COPD as some other diseases have better outcomes but it will be in a similar ballpark.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Years

Life expectancy for a double lung transplant for COPD is around 90% at 1 year, 60% at 5 years and 15% at 10 years.

In brief: Years

Life expectancy for a double lung transplant for COPD is around 90% at 1 year, 60% at 5 years and 15% at 10 years.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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