Asked in Lungs
What if your unborn granddaughter has scimitar syndrome her heart is on the right side and her right lung is small could she survive with only one lung?
Many people survive with one lung, or even one side of the diaphram.
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Lungs
If dog has collapsed lung can it survive without operation?
If dog has collapsed lung can it survive without operation? What needs to be done to a dog with a collapsed lung? ...
Asked in Lungs
Can the body survive without a lung?
My name is Cain Luniewicz. I am 13 and I was born with only one lung. So yes it is possible. I have been trying to find any other person that was born with only one lung. If anybody has any information about this topic please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your time. P.S. you can contact me too if you want any further information about how living with one lung is like. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
If someone is currently living with a lung disease can you give them one of your lungs and would they survive?
In Australia; A lung transplant is the replacement of one or both diseased lungs with healthy lungs from a human donor. Lung transplants may be recommended as last resort treatment for patients with lung failure diseases such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, emphysema, COPD or pulmonary hypertension. Lung transplants require lungs to be donated by someone who is declared brain-dead but who remains on life support. ...