Lung transplant waiting list rise prompts donation plea.
The number of people waiting for a lung transplant has gone up by 46% over the past five years, according to official figures. NHS Blood and ...
Since I'm up anyway
With this stupid sciatica keeping me up all hours, I thought I'd mention something that might be of interest and even more to fellow COPD suf...
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Tattoo health warning for people with weakened immune systems
Tattoo health warning for people with weakened immune systems - The Guardian article written by Nicola Davis @NicolaKSDavis Mon 18 Jun 2018 1...
Guinea pigs and lung transplants
OK so I had a single lung transplant 2.5 years ago and doing great. But my 9 year old daughter wants a Guinea pig!!...
Hello, my name is Mike. I am a recipient of two single lung transplants....
Older donor lungs should be considered for transplantation.
With a scarcity of lungs available for transplantation, the use of lungs from donors older than age 60 has been shown to achieve reasonable o...
Uplifting stories on single lung transplants needed please!
Since the beginning of July 2016, I've been on ' The Active Transplant List for a single lung transplant ' at Harefield Hospital I've been to...
Some transplant news
My Pulmornay nurse told me the other day that 2 people from the Bathgate area have received double lung transplants in the last couple of mon...
Lung Transplants - Support Required
My husband had a double lung transplant almost 2 years ago, he was diagnosed with COPD back in 2008 and slowly deteriorated until he had to g...
Just like that two lung transplants in the same programme, someone comes in needing new lungs and bang there they are. If only....
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I am happy to take my bit of oxygen for the rest of my life vs a transplant....
So many things going on...hard to keep track!
My husband has been battling COPD and Fibrosis for many years. He also has cardio myopathy and congestive heart failure....
47 Days in the Hospital with ILD. Still fighting. Doing Well. Hopefully Inspiring.
In my case it started with Bronchiectasis, which was not the right diagnosis. Not knowing my fate, talk about being on oxygen for life, and l...
How many lung transplants are carried out in the UK per annum and what are the chances of being one of the recepients
Lung washing article on BBC News website
Good afternoon everyone I hope you are all well - the weather seems to be getting a little cooler so hopefully that should help anyone strugg...
Promising New Diagnostic Tool May Accurately Predict Survival of IPF Patients.
The expression of 52 genes can accurately predict the survival of individual idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ( IPF ) patients, a new study conf...
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Working Lung Model with Intact Vasculature Likely to Aid Research, Lung Transplants.
Researchers at Columbia University have found a way to bioengineer a “ working ” lung — a very complex structure — with a viable and intact b...
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