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If someone is currently living with a lung disease can you give them one of your lungs and would they survive?

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2008-12-13 23:04:28

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.

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