The lungs are a pair of highly elastic and spongy organs in the chest. They are the main organs involved in breathing. They take in air from the atmosphere and provide a place for oxygen to enter the blood and for carbon dioxide to leave the blood. The lungs are divided into sections, with three on the right and two on the left.
Common Diseases That May Lead to Transplantation
- Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
- Cystic fibrosis
- Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
- Primary pulmonary hypertension
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