Road to Recovery: What to Expect After a Lung Transplant


In this Loyola Medicine video shared in December 2013, Dr. Daniel Dilling and nurse Karen Pelletiere talk about what happens to a patient after they undergo a lung transplant.

Find out about Lynn’s pulmonary hypertension and lung transplant story.

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.

Find out more about the symptoms and possible causes of pulmonary hypertension.

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