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General Criteria for Placing Patient on List for Lung Transplant

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with end-stage lung disease should be included in the transplant waiting list using the criteria of Venuta et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Transplant Surgery

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

Z94.2

Description:

Venuta et al listed general criteria for considering a patient with a lung disease on the waiting list for lung transplantation. These can help identify a patient who has a reasonable chance of benefiting from the transplant. The authors are from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" in Rome.

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