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A pulmonary transplant (or lung transplant) is a surgical procedure in which a diseased lung is removed and replaced with a healthy lung from a donor. A lung transplant will often be recommended if a person has advanced lung disease that is unresponsive to other treatments and/or when a person's life expectancy is likely less than 2-3 years. A lung transplant is considered for those suffering from the following conditions:
Chiron back in the news - deadlock over new lung transplant drug

Chiron back in the news - deadlock over new lung transplant drug

Female lung transplant recipients more likely to suffer from primary graft dysfunction

Female lung transplant recipients more likely to suffer from primary graft dysfunction

Cyclosporine inhalation solution (CyIS) significantly improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients

Cyclosporine inhalation solution (CyIS) significantly improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients

New technology and treatments for heart and lung patients drive revisions

New technology and treatments for heart and lung patients drive revisions

Heart transplant patients benefit from new technology

Heart transplant patients benefit from new technology

New technology to help heart and lung patients awaiting transplants

New technology to help heart and lung patients awaiting transplants

Two hearts are better than one for toddler

Two hearts are better than one for toddler

Medicare approves University of Kentucky lung transplants

Medicare approves University of Kentucky lung transplants

Citrus soda culprit in patient’s medical mystery

Citrus soda culprit in patient’s medical mystery