Road to Recovery: What to Expect After a Lung Transplant

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In this Loyola Medicine video, Dr. Daniel Dilling and nurse Karen Pelletiere talk about what happens to a patient after they undergo a lung transplant.

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The pair discuss the likely appointment schedule a patient may face, including pre-op tests like a bronchoscopy. They also talk about the anti-rejection medications a transplant patient will need to take, along with antibiotics for any infections they may pick up and the importance of compliance.

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