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Lung Transplant

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For a lung transplant, the recipient's diseased lung is removed and replaced with the donated lung.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Last Revised January 3, 2012

Last Revised: January 3, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

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