Lung Transplants

Lung 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.

This link take you to the American Lung Association for an indepth article on Lung Transplants.

There 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.

If 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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