In lung transplant, a diseased or failing lung is replaced by with a healthy lung, usually from a deceased donor. Late stage lung cancers are some of the toughest to treat, but lung transplant is the answer to this problems.
A range of disease and conditions are able to damage the lungs. The oxygen supply is hindered when they are damaged. Hindrance of oxygen supply makes it very hard to maintain a day to day routine of the person.
Every patient is examined individually to find if the patient would be a good candidate for the transplant and this surgical operation would be a success. One or both the lungs are replaced Depending on the patient’s condition. In certain cases, a heart transplant also carried out with the lung transplant.