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Lung Transplant or Stem Cell Therapy: Weighing All the Options

15 Oct 2017
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Lung Transplant or Stem Cell Therapy: Weighing All the Options

For those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), finding the best treatment option can be critical. Although some may look to a lung transplant, it’s important to know all the facts. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown Lung Transplant or Stem Cell Therapy: Weighing All the Options.

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Common COPD Terms: Understanding What They Mean

Common COPD Terms: Understanding What They Mean

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common lung disease that affects around 24 million people in the United States. When you’re diagnosed with COPD, your doctor might use terms that are new. To be able to treat your condition, you need to be able to understand the lingo. To help, we have put together…

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Getting a Lung Transplant for COPD: Is It Right for Me?

18 Oct 2016
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Getting a Lung Transplant for COPD: Is It Right for Me?

A lung transplant for COPD treatment can be a serious decision. However, the first question that should be asked when considering this treatment should simply be “Is It Right for Me?”. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the information you need on Getting a Lung Transplant for COPD: Is it Right for Me?

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Lung Transplants for COPD: The Facts Behind Invasive Treatments

14 Oct 2016
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Lung Transplants for COPD: The Facts Behind Invasive Treatments

Although receiving a lung transplant can beneficial to one’s health, it’s important to know all the facts. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you all the information you need on Lung Transplants for COPD: The Facts Behind Invasive Treatments.

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Lung Transplant Survival Rates

Lung Transplant Survival Rates for One Month, One Year, and Three Years

Lung Transplant Survival Rates for One Month, One Year, and Three Years

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Medical Innovation Past and Present

Sir Alexander Fleming, a Scottish researcher, is credited with the discovery of penicillin in 1928, but his innovation wasn’t put into common practice until 1942. The Russian Orthodox Church condemned organ transplant as unnatural, and the Roman Catholic Church didn’t openly supported it until 1990. The Lung Institute helps hundreds of people through the innovative technology of regenerative medicine. Read more or call (800) 970-1135.

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Lung Transplant Facts

Lung Transplant Lung Institute

What is the Life Expectancy and Cost of a Lung Transplant? The effects of lung disease on those that have developed the condition go far beyond difficulty breathing. Although the lungs are among the strongest organs in the body, the detrimental effects of a lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or interstitial lung…

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What 3-D Printing Could Mean for Lung Disease Sufferers

10 Apr 2015
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3-D Printnig could mean for Lung Disease Suffers Lung Institute

National Donate Life Month Each April, the United States celebrates National Donate Life Month (NDLM). For one month, we think of the thousands of individuals patiently waiting for an organ that will change their life forever. Right now, there are nearly 124,000 people in the United States currently waiting for an organ transplant. But the…

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Lung Transplant and COPD: The Connection

24 Nov 2014
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Lung Transplant & COPD Lung Institute

The Need For A New Pair of Lungs All month long we have been talking about COPD and trying to answer the most often asked questions associated with this disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a progressive form of lung disease ranging from mild to severe. It is characterized by a restriction of airflow…

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* All treatments performed at Lung Institute utilize autologous stem cells, meaning those derived from a patient's own body. No fetal or embryonic stem cells are utilized in Lung Institute's procedures. Lung Institute aims to improve patients' quality of life and help them breathe easier through the use of autologous stem cell therapy. To learn more about how stem cells work for lung disease, click here.

All claims made regarding the efficacy of Lung Institute's treatments as they pertain to pulmonary conditions are based solely on anecdotal support collected by Lung Institute. Individual conditions, treatment and outcomes may vary and are not necessarily indicative of future results. Testimonial participation is voluntary. Lung Institute does not pay for or script patient testimonials.

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As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and stem cell procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.