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Lung transplant: The harrowing journey from donor to recipient

An organ’s trek from donor to recipient is a well-choreographed, sometimes dramatic, process. Dr. Michael Wait takes readers along the lungs’ journey.

Lungs; Transplant

When a doctor may recommend lung transplant to treat COPD, emphysema, or pulmonary fibrosis

Lung diseases can have major negative effects on patients’ quality of life. Learn about when we recommend a lung transplant to treat these conditions.


Smokers – Make 2017 Your Year to Get Screened

Still smoking and concerned about lung cancer? You can reduce your worry with our state-of-the-art lung cancer screening program. Smoking cessation can reduce your risk.


Portable ECMO Machine Adds Another Option to Lung Transplant Program Portfolio

Portable ECMO Machine Adds Another Option to Lung Transplant Program Portfolio at UT Southwestern


Breath of Life

Courtney White had battled cystic fibrosis since she was a young child. By her 20s, the disease had gotten progressively worse, to the point that she was near death. Here's the story of how UT Southwestern physicians swung into action and used their expertise, and new technology, to give Courtney her second wind.


A Late Christmas Gift

It was the day after Christmas and Randy Gideon was waking up from his bi-lateral lung transplant. Laid up and heavily sedated in the ICU, the well-known Fort Worth architect was surrounded by machines with tubes spilling from his torso. When he came to, he realized he could breathe.