Double LungTransplant 201by
In light of Alice's (so far) successful double lungtransplant, here's what I know about what she (and Tricia) can expect post-transplant. (these are facts about double lungtransplant...not sure...
Transplant Drug May Fight Rare Lung Disorderby
An already approved transplant-rejection drug is the first treatment to show a benefit for women with a rare lung disease that has had no cure or, until now, even a treatment.
The drug, sirolimus...
The Transplant Processby
For CF, lungtransplantation is simply another treatment...it is NOT a cure. LungTransplantation... the available lungs. Both patients are prepped for surgery while the transplant team evaluates the lungs...
... Tricia had her double lungtransplant 3 months or so after I had mine. She also had a baby... and a half years.
Yesterday Nate posted that she's basically got chronic rejection and her lung function...
Double LungTransplant 101by
on the double lungtransplant list.
Tricia has already completed the required number of days... off of the ventilator, which means renewed strength/function of her lungs.
> Proving to the Duke transplant team...
Cancer and LungTransplantationby
Lately it seems that more and more of my post transplant friends are developing some sort of cancer. With a transplant your chances of developing cancer are increased because of your suppressed...