What is included in the pretransplant workup for lung transplantation?

Updated: Aug 19, 2019
  • Author: Bryan A Whitson, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM  more...
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The pretransplant workup includes the following studies:

  • High-resolution chest computed tomographic (CT) scan

  • Echocardiogram

  • Right and left heart catheterization

  • Quantitative lung perfusion scan

  • Mammogram

  • Pap smear/prostate-specific antigen (PSA) assay

  • Bone density study

  • Pulmonary function tests with a 6-min walk

  • Bronchoscopy


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