Lung Transplant

The lung transplant service of the Cardio VID Clinic was implemented in October 1997, luego de la experiencia y crecimiento que tuvo el programa de trasplante de corazón.

We are pioneers and leaders in Colombia in this area with 142 lung transplants*

In the year 2021 realizamos 11 lung transplants.

Who should be transplanted?

Patients considered for a lung transplant are those with advanced lung diseases such as: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Pulmonary fibrosis, Proteinosis alveolar, Diffuse Interstitial Pulmonary Disease (EPID), Pulmonary Hypertension (HTP), inter; and whose treatments were exhausted, previously, all therapeutic possibilities

*Updated figure as of December 2021