Lung Transplantation               By: Alexis Schultz                Sam Montano                   Amy Trinh
Body System   Respiratory system
Location   Located on either side of the chest
Function•Transportoxygen from the atmosphere into thebloodstream•Releases carbon dioxide from the bloodstreaminto the atmo...
Transplants done in the U.S.   1221 transplants
Success Rate      Between Jan. 1, 2005 to Dec. 31, 2010                      303 lung transplants                      ...
Life Expectancy   1 to 2 years survival rates
People Waiting…   111,523 people waiting for a lung in the U.S. per year
People Died…   6,570 people died while waiting for a lung in the U.S. per year
Medical Conditions   No longer perform their vital function of exchanging oxygen and carbon    dioxide   End-stage lung ...
Donating a LungDisqualify someone from donating a lung    Not in good general health    Not 18-55 years old    A smoker   ...
Receiving a Lung   Disqualify someone from receiving a lung       Too sick       Smoker       Less than 65 years old
Where can this procedure be done?   John Hopkins Hospital   Stanford Hospital   Temple Lung Hospital
How long is this surgical procedure?   The operation itself takes anywhere from 4 to 8 hours.   The transplant is much m...
Cost of transplant?   For the recipient, the whole procedure costs around $366,000.   For the donor, the cost is include...
Do you need to be dead or alive to donate?   Organ transplants are only permitted when the donor is dead.   Living donor...
Anti-rejection drugs   The most common drugs prescribed to prevent organ rejection are    cyclosporine, prednisone, azath...
Any Restrictions on lifestyle?Recovery takes several monthsDo not lift anything over 5 poundsAvoid driving for 6 weeksGrad...
Post Operative Therapy   Spend time in the intensive care unit (ICU)   Wear special stockings on your feet and legs to p...
Citations   http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/429499-overview   http://organdonor.gov/index.html   http://www.emory...
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Lungs (amy t, alexis s, sam m)

  1. 1. Lung Transplantation By: Alexis Schultz Sam Montano Amy Trinh
  2. 2. Body System Respiratory system
  3. 3. Location Located on either side of the chest
  4. 4. Function•Transportoxygen from the atmosphere into thebloodstream•Releases carbon dioxide from the bloodstreaminto the atmosphere
  5. 5. Transplants done in the U.S. 1221 transplants
  6. 6. Success Rate  Between Jan. 1, 2005 to Dec. 31, 2010  303 lung transplants  Survival rate 90%, compared to 83% nationally  3 year survival rate, 72% compared to 67% nationally
  7. 7. Life Expectancy 1 to 2 years survival rates
  8. 8. People Waiting… 111,523 people waiting for a lung in the U.S. per year
  9. 9. People Died… 6,570 people died while waiting for a lung in the U.S. per year
  10. 10. Medical Conditions No longer perform their vital function of exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide End-stage lung disease and are expected to live less than 2 years Lack of oxygen No other surgery will help them
  11. 11. Donating a LungDisqualify someone from donating a lung Not in good general health Not 18-55 years old A smoker Not as tall as the recipient Not a match with the recipient’s blood type
  12. 12. Receiving a Lung Disqualify someone from receiving a lung  Too sick  Smoker  Less than 65 years old
  13. 13. Where can this procedure be done? John Hopkins Hospital Stanford Hospital Temple Lung Hospital
  14. 14. How long is this surgical procedure? The operation itself takes anywhere from 4 to 8 hours. The transplant is much more complicated. When the organ becomes available, it may take 24 to 48 hours before you actually go into the hospital room to have the procedure. The operation itself takes 4 to 8 hours.
  15. 15. Cost of transplant? For the recipient, the whole procedure costs around $366,000. For the donor, the cost is included in the insurance of the family receiving the organ.
  16. 16. Do you need to be dead or alive to donate? Organ transplants are only permitted when the donor is dead. Living donors are only permitted to donate paired organs, such as a kidney or lung. They can also donate fluids and tissues that can regenerate, such as blood, bone marrow, and parts of a lung.
  17. 17. Anti-rejection drugs The most common drugs prescribed to prevent organ rejection are cyclosporine, prednisone, azathioprine, tacrolimus, sirolimus and thymoglobulin.
  18. 18. Any Restrictions on lifestyle?Recovery takes several monthsDo not lift anything over 5 poundsAvoid driving for 6 weeksGradually increase physical activitySmoke-free zones
  19. 19. Post Operative Therapy Spend time in the intensive care unit (ICU) Wear special stockings on your feet and legs to prevent blood clots Shots to prevent blood clots Receive pain medicine that goes through your veins and different medications Stay close to the hospital for the first 3 months
  20. 20. Citations http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/429499-overview http://organdonor.gov/index.html http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/transplant-lung/learn-about/why- needed.html http://columbialungtransplant.org/ http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003010.htm

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