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Don’t Mess with Medicare: A Lung Transplant Program Learned it the Hard Way

The cow milk of every transplant center is Medicare. This is the insurance company you don’t want to disappoint because if you run a...

First Lung Transplant in US Using Ex Vivo Perfusion

The University Of Maryland Medical Center was the first center in the US to perform a lung transplant using ex-vivo perfusion. The procedure is...

Lung and Heart Transplant Surgeons Efficient Day and Night

Several patients don't want to be operated on at night for fear that more mistakes happen due to fatigue and stress. If you are...

Lung Transplant and Complications: Breathing the Air

Lung transplant surgery can be a mean to improve quality of life for some but is certainly a life-saver procedure for others. It just...

Lung Transplant: How Long Will I be Waiting

The first question that comes into people's mind when they consider organ transplant is how long they will have to wait. There are so...

Lung Transplant and Bronchoscopy: How to Diagnose Rejection

What is a Bronchoscopy? Patients that have received a lung transplant know too well what a bronchoscopy is. For the ones on the waiting list...

Gastric Reflux Surgery Helps Lung Transplant Patients

If you are a lung transplant patient there are good chances you may eventually need an anti-reflux surgery. The name of that surgery is...

New lung allocations rules may affect your wait time (This could be good or bad news for you)

What is it about? Effective November 24th 2017, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN),under a directive from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...