Lung Transplants 1 of 2

Overview:
According to the American Lung Association, more than 35 million Americans are living with chronic lung disease, such as asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This interview covers lung disease and lung transplants.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • COPD - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Emphysema
  • Bronchitis
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Lung transplants
  • Waiting lists
  • Organ matching

Guest:
Dr. Aldo Iacono, medical director of lung transplantation at the University of Maryland Medical Center and associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: November 25, 2013

         
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