Lung transplant

Alternative Names

Solid organ transplant – lung

Definition of Lung transplant

Lung transplant is surgery to replace one or both diseased lungs with healthy lungs from a human donor.

Review

Allen J. Blaivas, DO, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-NJMS, Attending Physician in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Veteran Affairs, VA New Jersey Health System, East Orange, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 4/23/2009

Lung transplant - series

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