Published: Feb. 12, 2010
Updated: June 6, 2012
Use these resources to broaden your understanding of the lung transplantation procedure.
American Lung Association: This organization uses education, advocacy, and research to spread awareness about lung disease.
A Second Breath: Donate money to help fund temporary housing for lung transplant patients.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Find comprehensive information about cystic fibrosis.
Duke Lung Transplant Friends: This site was created by former Duke lung transplant recipients who want to share their stories and find support and education.
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Browse research-oriented information about heart and lung transplantation.
Lung Allocation Calculator: Learn how lungs are allocated and find where you fall on the lung transplant allocation calculator.
Lung Transplant Foundation: This organization promotes research and development to improve the long-term outcomes for lung transplant recipients.
Transplant Living: Find valuable information and support for resuming your life after lung transplant.
United Network for Organ Sharing: This organization helps to determine how lungs are allocated and to whom.
US Transplant: Find the latest news, research, and outcome information about transplants in the U.S.