Selection Criteria

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

  • Patients over the age of 17 years should be referred to the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Lung Transplant Program.
  • Children from birth to 17 years of age, with end stage pulmonary parenchymal or pulmonary vascular disease and:
  • Likelihood of recurrence of the disease is small.
  • No evidence of irreversible organ dysfunction likely to progress or complicate the transplant.
  • No contraindication to immunosuppression.
  • Family and patient committed to adherence to complicated medical regimens.
  • Child is psychologically stable with a stable family structure.
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