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Does a lung transplant cure pulmonary fibrosis?
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Dr. Edward Jackson
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Indirectly
It doesn't cure the disease, but replaces one damaged lung for a functioning one.
The fibrosis doesn't return to the new lung.

In brief: Indirectly
It doesn't cure the disease, but replaces one damaged lung for a functioning one.
The fibrosis doesn't return to the new lung.
Dr. Edward Jackson
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Yes
Lung transplant is curative for pulmonary fibrosis.
The disease does not return in the transplanted lungs.

In brief: Yes
Lung transplant is curative for pulmonary fibrosis.
The disease does not return in the transplanted lungs.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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