Double Lung Transplant Referral Criteria

Some of the conditions for which a double lung transplant can be considered are:

  • Bilateral pulmonary sepsis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Eisenmenger's syndrome (with correctable cardiac defects)
  • Limited bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (lam)
  • Primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension
  • Select cases of emphysema in patients younger than 60 years old
  • Select cases for which a single lung transplant would be considered