Fernando Padilla recently suffered the unfortunate disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis, which scars and thickens the lungs without a known cause.
But because of the new technology that offers a transplant of an actual LIVING LUNG, the long time construction worker was saved and relieved from his oxygen tank.
In the video (above) UCLA Dr. Abbas Ardehali explains how the procedure goes down, and we must say, it's rather amusing!!
Ch-ch-check it out!!
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Rose McGowan is lending her star power to Pulmonary Fibrosis month to help raise money and awareness.
40,000 people around the world die each year because of Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) is a disease that slowly robs a person of their ability to breath.
Rose lost her father to PF.
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