Lung Transplant Gives CF Patient New Lease on Life

December 18, 2010 -- A double-lung transplant gives a 22-year-old cystic fibrosis patient a new lease on life. For the first time in his young life, Wesley Telsrow can sleep lying down rather than sitting up and laugh without coughing. Nirmal Veeramachaneni, MD, was his transplant surgeon.

Read more in a story written by Elizabeth Swaringen for UNC Health Care.

- Margaret Alford Cloud, UNC Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery