10 Lung Transplant Facts

IPF patients' survival


9. Transplant surgery takes between four and 10 hours.

10. Following a successful lung transplant, 80 percent of patients say they can resume physical activities.

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Sources: The Lung InstituteLungs transplantation FoundationNational Heart, Lung and Blood InstituteGBHealthwatch .comWebMD

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