Information for Referring Physicians

Children who are eligible for lung or heart-lung transplants have end-stage pulmonary or pulmonary vascular disease which has progressed to a point where there is limited life expectancy.

Timing of lung transplant is based on pulmonary function testing, cardiac catheterization as well as measures of overall health and well being.

Selection Criteria
Disease States Considered for Lung Transplantation
Pre-transplant Evaluation

For information concerning patient referral and care, please contact: Dr. Stuart Sweet or any of the transplant coordinators at (314) 454-4131.

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