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Would getting a lung transplant let someone with cystic fibrosis play sports?
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In brief: Yes
Lung transplantation is a very important treatment option for people with cystic fibrosis that is severely limiting their physical ability.
If successful, and it usually is, lung transplantation can offer a person with cystic fibrosis a renewed chance to regain the ability and energy to do many activities that others without this condition take for granted, including some sports.

In brief: Yes
Lung transplantation is a very important treatment option for people with cystic fibrosis that is severely limiting their physical ability.
If successful, and it usually is, lung transplantation can offer a person with cystic fibrosis a renewed chance to regain the ability and energy to do many activities that others without this condition take for granted, including some sports.
Dr. Stephen Cassivi
Dr. Stephen Cassivi
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
In brief: CF Transplantation
A lung transplantation of both the right and left lung is performed to improve life expectancy of the CF patient.
If the transplanted lungs are functioning well, you should be able to participate in non contact sports. Your transplantation division will follow up with you closely to monitor lung function and your overall health.

In brief: CF Transplantation
A lung transplantation of both the right and left lung is performed to improve life expectancy of the CF patient.
If the transplanted lungs are functioning well, you should be able to participate in non contact sports. Your transplantation division will follow up with you closely to monitor lung function and your overall health.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Potentially
Consult with your pulmonologist and/or lung transplant surgeon .
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In brief: Potentially
Consult with your pulmonologist and/or lung transplant surgeon .
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Dr. Eric Toloza
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