July 7 2013 – University of Washington’s first double lung transplant doing great 2 decades later

The first person to get a double lung transplant at the University of Washington is still breathing strong 20 years later.

Ken Price had been living with cystic fibrosis since he was 1 year old, KOMO-TV reports. He was the first cystic fibrosis patient at the University of Washington Medical Center to receive a double lung transplant.

In the 20 years since then, Price and his lungs have won tennis tournaments, rode his bike from Seattle to Portland eight times and run a marathon.

Read the entire article at: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/07/05/uw-first-double-lung-transplant-still-breathing-fine-after-20-years/

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