transplants are not always an option for COPD patients. As in
Dennis' case, his age and other health problems disqualify him for
this option. Since I do not feel qualified to explain this
medical option I have included links below to highly respected sites.
is also a very good article on Medline
Plus Medical Health regarding lung transplants that is written in
easy to read and understand lay terms.
you feel this may be an option for you, please discuss it with a
medical professional as soon as possible. I do know that we were
told the wait time for a transplant could be as much as 2 years.
I also know that other patients in Dennis therapy program died while
waiting for a transplant.
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