Is a lung transplant right for you?
In carefully selected patients, a lung transplant offers the best chance of a longer and better quality of life
- Having a lung transplant improves the quality and length of life for most patients
- It is not a cure. There are risks as well as benefits
- Tests will be needed to determine if you are able to have a lung transplant
- Lung transplants are not suitable for all patients with chronic lung disease
Discuss your options with your lung doctor (pulmonologist)
If you’re considering a lung transplant, your first step is to talk to your lung doctor.
If you and your doctor agree a lung transplant may be a good treatment for you, they will arrange for you to have a series of tests.