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Lung Transplant

Read about people whose lives were changed with lung transplant surgery at Duke, and learn how Duke transplant specialists use new procedure and techniques to give people a second chance at life.

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Brothers Thrive After Lung Transplants at Duke
Brothers Thrive After Lung Transplants at Duke

U.S. Air Force veteran Michael Bonnette and his brother Robert, a volunteer firefighter, are used to saving the lives of others. After developing pulmonary fibr ...

Duke’s Short Lung Transplant Wait Saves CF Patient
Duke’s Short Lung Transplant Wait Saves CF Patient

Cystic fibrosis patient Aimee Driscoll was given just hours to live. With no donor lungs available near her home in Maine, she was flown to Duke.

Duke Leads National Effort to Improve Lung Transplant Survival
Duke Leads National Effort to Improve Lung Transplant Survival

A $12.95 million NIH grant awarded to Duke researcher Scott Palmer, MD, will fund a network of centers dedicated to improving patient survival following lung tr ...

Lung Transplant Cures Hereditary Lung Disease
Lung Transplant Cures Hereditary Lung Disease

A lung transplant was Gary Singleton's only option after he was diagnosed with a rare lung disease. Today he's back at work and doing what he loves to do.