Lung transplantation

Lung transplantation is a medical surgery where the infected lung is partially or completely replaced by new lung donated by a donor. Living donor can donate a single lobe. Lung transplantation takes place only when any other function is not affecting the patient.  Transplantation allows in improving the ability to breath and person should take lifelong immune suppressing medication. Lung transplantation is done when inability to take oxygen. Most of the lung transplantations are done for COPD. From latest figures of organ procurement and transplantation network shows that about 37000 lung transplants took over the years from 1988. Survival rate of lung transplantation has increased from few years and 80% survival rate in one year single transplantation. Severity of disease cannot transplant due to specific reasons as HIV, hepatitis, congestive heart failure and liver disease. There are certain conditions for donor due to required character of recipient. Living donor also phases some affects transplantation is the last option to cure lung failure. Numerous tests and qualifying criteria take place for transplanting. Immunosuppressant is taken after lung transplantation to protect the new lung


  • Qualification condition
  • Qualification requirement
  • Post-operative care
  • Post-transplant proliferative disorder
  • Immune suppressant.

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