Lung transplants are the least done of all major organ transplants because the lungs are so easily damaged in the death process. A lung transplant surgeon explains, using one particularly difficult case as an example.
Lung diseases such as COPD are difficult to treat, but a new method taking a patient’s own stem cells, concentrating them, and reinfusing them is showing success. An expert explains.
Synopsis: Air pollution is blamed for one of every eight deaths worldwide, including 200,000 in the US each year. A noted lung physician discusses some of the diseases smog can cause and ways to keep your lungs safe. Host: Nancy Benson. Guest: Dr. Steven Nathan, Director, Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Program, Inova … Continue reading 15-28 Segment 2: Air Pollution and Lung Health