Debunking 5 Major Lung Transplant Myths

Professor Daniel Chambers from the Queensland Lung Transplant Service, at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, debunks 10 myths about lung transplants for pulmonary hypertension patients and other patients with lung problems.

Read about five of the myths here:

Lung transplant was considered “revolutionary” when it was first performed in Canada in 1983. Nowadays, it’s a well-established treatment for patients suffering from advanced lung diseases. Over 40,000 transplants have been successfully performed worldwide.

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