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Still holding their breath: Mortality on lung transplant wait list remains high for some by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Mortality remains high among patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension awaiting lung..., hemodynamic data and the need for ventilatory support. Overall, mortality on the lung transplant waiting...
Celebrating a 10th heart/lung transplant anniversary by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert , and especially so when that is a heart/lung transplant! The lovely Jacqui Mansell, who has always been an incredible supporter..., was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis in her late 40s, and listed for a transplant in 1998. She received a heart...
Portable artificial lung keeps patient alive for transplant by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert for a lung transplantation. A standard respiratory ventilator was no longer effective at keeping the patient alive because her lungs had become too diseased. Administered by the transplant team at NewYork...
The Transplant Process by Nathan L. Patient Expert For CF, lung transplantation is simply another treatment...it is NOT a cure. Lung Transplantation... the available lungs. Both patients are prepped for surgery while the transplant team evaluates the lungs...
SOMEONE GOT LUNGS!!!!!!!! by Alice V. Patient Expert I'm SOOOOOOO excited!!!!! Another (first for the year) CF woman had her transplant!!!!!! She's 31...: Complications after transplant: I still take Creon with meals, but because I'm not underweight/borderline...
Post #444: New lungs for Francois!!!! by Alice V. Patient Expert and Wednesday, and the lungs yesterday. I know the other organs were transplanted at another hospital... Yay Francois, a 20 year old CF guy got lungs yesterday!!!!!!!!!! He came out of theatre at 2am...
Transplant Drug May Fight Rare Lung Disorder by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy 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...
Cystic Fibrosis and Bi-Lateral Lung Transplants as Therapy by jpetersen I’m pretty sure I’ve written about my views on CFers and lung transplants as the ultimate... and techniques for a bi-lateral lung transplant are so refined after there is a cure, there may still be a day...
New Lung Resolutions: Post-Transplant Edition by Piper Beatty , in which she aks pre-transplant CFers to consider what they would do with new lungs. Awesome idea, and I totally... out of a double-lung transplant. But all these things, which seemed so daunting with my CF lungs or even...
Pulmonary Fibrosis, Protein and the Need For Good Nutrition by Jan on the medications at all. The treatment option of last resort for pulmonary fibrosis is a lung transplant... pulmonary fibrosis, with the aim of improving lung function and quality of life for the sufferer...

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