What is lung transplant?

Lung transplantation is an option for patients who have respiratory insufficiency or failure and who remain at life-threatening risk despite optimal medical treatment. Single and double lung procedures are about equally common.

How do members experience lung transplant?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with lung transplant*

*Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.

Top treatments taken by people for lung transplant*

*Data from patients with lung transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Compare treatments taken by people with lung transplant*

Treatment
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment

(Prograf)
Perceived effectiveness
for lung transplant (1 evaluation)
Side effects
hair loss tremor(s)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lung transplant (2)

*Data from patients with lung transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Who has lung transplant on PatientsLikeMe?

Age

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 11
30s 47
40s 73
50s 94
60s 226
70+ 239

Distribution of sex

Sex

Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 315
Female 362