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Team JLo - Jen's Journey to Lung Transplant

Jen has scleroderma and pulmonary fibrosis. She has had these conditions for a long time. She needs a double lung transplant. She has been a patient at The University of [...] read more

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Why does she need a lung transplant?

Her lungs are damaged from severe scarring caused by the two conditions, scleroderma and pulmonary fibrosis. Other treatments such as medicines or breathing devices, no longer work. With the transplant, her damaged lungs will be removed and replaced with healthy ones. The healthy lung (s) come from a donor who has died. Some people get one lung during a transplant. Other people get two. She is on the list for two.


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