When is a full lung transplant indicated in the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF)?

Updated: Oct 22, 2019
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Lung transplantation is indicated for the treatment of end-stage lung disease. [3] Studies suggest that, although lung transplantation may improve quality of life, it may not lengthen survival. [84, 85]


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