Lung Transplantation

Lung transplantation is a surgical form in to replace a diseased or failing lung with a healthy lung which comes from a donor. A donor can donate one lung lobe only. For some lung diseases, a recipient may only need to receive a single lung. While in other lung diseases like cystic fibrosis, it is imperative that a recipient receive two lungs.

Conditions thatrequire a transplant include:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis

Related Conference of Lung Transplantation

August 17-18, 2020

10th International Conference on COPD and Lungs

Prague, Czech Republic
October 19-20, 2020

International Congress and Expo on Pulmonology

Manila, Philippines
October 29-30, 2020

International Conference on Lung Diseases

Cape Town, South Africa
November 18-19, 2020

International Conference on Asthma and Allergy

Lisbon, Portugal
December 07-08, 2020

8th Annual Congress on Pulmonary and Critical Care

Tokyo, Japan

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