Purpose: To determine if a patient with COPD or emphysema is a candidate for lung transplantation.
A patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or emphysema may be a candidate for lung transplant if certain poor prognostic factors are present.
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Specialty: Pulmonology, General Surgery
Objective: risk factors, selection
ICD-10: J43.9, J44.9, Z94.2,