As if not believing, a women receive multiple lung transplants through emergency surgery because he suffered from cystic fibrosis, however, what seemed to have solved his life, became his trial and death. After the operation that was successful & # 39; and clear recovery, he developed a lung cancer that claimed his life.
When the symptoms became apparent, the doctors began to do research to find out what had failed the operation, when they discovered that he had received a transplant, the lung of a smoker.
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"According to the donor database, the transplanted lungs belong to a 57-year-old woman who has smoked a pack of cigarettes every day for 30 years," said a study conducted by medical oncologists at a university hospital in Montpellier.
In 2017, the poor woman was admitted to the thoracic oncology unit at the hospital, efforts to save her life were very broad, however, it took two months for lung cancer to take her life.
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The short time between lung transplants and the appearance of the first radiological anomaly shows that carcinogenesis begins in the lifetime of the donor, the study authors added.
Given unusual cases, doctors recommend lung transplants and other organs that come from donors who smoke or who have recently stopped smoking, are treated more carefully.
It should be noted that, according to specialists, cancer is growing rapidly due to the immunosuppressive treatment that patients are taking to prevent it from refusing the transplant that was just done.