To learn more about the intricate process of lung transplantation, it is important to first learn about the lungs and their components. Listed in the directory below you will find additional information regarding the anatomy of the lung and lung transplantation, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Online Source: MedLine Plus http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lungtransplantation.html
Online Source: United Network for Organ Sharinghttp://www.transplantliving.org/beforethetransplant/organfacts/lung.aspx
Online Editor: Ashley, Kelley
Online Medical Reviewer: Akin, Louise, RN, BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 3/19/2011
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