The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) reported a grading scheme for primary graft dysfunction, also referred to as perfusion edema.
Timing: up to 72 hours after transplant (after transplant, 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours)
(1) pulmonary infiltrates on chest X-ray
(2) ratio of PaO2 to FIO2
Ratio PaO2 to FIO2
not consistent with pulmonary edema
consistent with pulmonary edema
200 to 300
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Specialty: Pulmonology, Surgery, general