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Over half of CF lung transplant recipients are still alive 9 years after the operation

Every year, more and more individuals with CF undergo lung transplantations, as they are becoming widely common as treatment for severe lung disease. In addition, healthcare professionals and researchers are continuously working to improve medications, surgical procedures, and post-transplant care routines. Advancements in these areas have resulted not only in an increase in the number of successful transplants performed every year, but also an increase in the quality of life for organ transplant recipients. Statistics show that among individuals with CF, 80% of lung transplant recipients are still alive after 1 year and over 50% are alive after 9 years.