Lung transplantation is a surgical procedure in which a patient’s diseased lungs are partially or totally replaced by lungs which come from a donor. This procedure is a viable treatment option for patients with end stage lung and heart-lung diseases.
The first lung transplantation in Malaysia was performed in IJN on the 16th of December 2005. Until today, IJN has performed 11 procedures, including heart-lung transplantation.
Who is Eligible?
A patient with any lung diseases which do not respond to medical therapy: