Disease States Considered for Lung Transplantation

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

Diseases Considered for Pediatric Lung Transplant Include:

Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases

  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Restrictive Lung Diseases

  • Surfactant Protein Disorders including Surfactant Protein B and C deficiency, ABCA3 and NKX2.1 (TTF-1) mutations
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pulmonary fibrosis (radiation, toxins, medications)
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

  • Primary pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital heart disease, repaired or unrepaired
  • Pulmonary atresia with nonconfluent hypoplastic pulmonary arteries
  • Pulmonary venous stenosis
  • Alveolar capillary dysplasia
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