Lung Transplant Patients Face Unique Risks in Process

The survival rate for lung transplant may be lower than other organs but many patients see dramatic changes in their quality of life following the complicated procedure.

The survival rate for lung transplant may be lower than other organs but many patients see dramatic changes in their quality of life following the complicated procedure.

During the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, discussed what challenges face patients before, during, and after the surgery as well as what can be done to help futuer generations of lung donations.