There is a very informative patient education guide on everything pertaining to lung transplantations by the American College of Chest Physicians that is definitely worth reading. To give you an idea of what is covered in this guide, here is the table of contents
Why are Lung Transplants Needed?
Diseases and Conditions That Affect the Lungs
What Kind of Transplants Can Be Considered?
Can You Be Considered for Lung Transplantation?
How Will Your Transplant Candidacy Be Evaluated?
Benefits and Risks of Lung Transplantation
What Will Happen When You Are Accepted Into a Lung Transplant Program?
How Will You Get Your Donor Lung?
What Is the Surgical Procedure?
What Happens After Discharge?
Commitment of You and Your Family
Questions You Should Ask Your Physician and Medical Center
Where Can I Get More Information About Transplants?