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Lung Transplant

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For a lung transplant, the recipient's diseased lung is removed and replaced with the donated lung.

Current as of: July 2, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

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