How do I know if I am eligible for a lung transplant?
The most important factor is your physical condition.
To be a candidate for lung transplantation, you must meet some conditions, such as the following:
Once all the medical procedures are completed and after reviewing your information, the members of the transplant team make a recommendation about treating your lung disease. They may suggest other therapies or further testing before considering surgery. It is important to keep in mind that a lung transplant is not adequate surgery for anyone with lung disease.