Happiness After Lung Transplant

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by Wendy Henderson |

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With this Loyola Medicine video, hear a candid report from Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of Loyola’s lung transplant program, and patient Diane Williams about Diane’s long-awaited lung transplant.

Learn more about some of the myths about lung transplantations.

Diane is a retired special education teacher who had always enjoyed a high-energy active life until idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis eventually took its toll. On July 16, 2014 she received a phone call to say that a lung was available. Listen as Diane describes life after her single right lung transplant and how her world is full again.

Diane also describes how pulmonary rehab helped after her transplant.  Read more about pulmonary rehab here.

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