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Lung Transplant, Adult

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines All patients debilitated due to their underlying end-stage pulmonary disorder while on maximal medical management. Tobacco, nicotine and illicit substance abstinence for at least 6 months. Ambulatory, BMI < 32, no other significant medical disease. Absence of malignancy for at least 5 years (excluding basal cell carcinoma of the skin). No previous coronary artery bypass surgery or significant coronary artery disease.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Full pulmonary function testing, 6 minute walk test. High resolution CT and IV contrast CT of the chest.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) University of Michigan Transplant Center - Lung Transplant
Appointment Timeframe Appointments are scheduled within 30-60 days
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Fax Non-UM records to Dyspnea Clinic (888-284-LUNG)or hand carry Non-UM records to visit, including radiographs.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-763-7668, 888-284-5864
Clinic Location Sites Lung Transplant Locations
UM Consulting Physician Lung Transplant Physicians
Revised on: 01/15/2015



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