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A pulmonary transplant (or lung transplant) is a surgical procedure in which a diseased lung is removed and replaced with a healthy lung from a donor. A lung transplant will often be recommended if a person has advanced lung disease that is unresponsive to other treatments and/or when a person's life expectancy is likely less than 2-3 years. A lung transplant is considered for those suffering from the following conditions:
Bone growth protein may help treat newborns with rare genetic lung condition

Bone growth protein may help treat newborns with rare genetic lung condition

Severely injured donor lungs can be recovered using cross-circulation platform

Severely injured donor lungs can be recovered using cross-circulation platform