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Lung Transplant

Conditions Leading to Lung Transplant

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, each potential transplant patient is evaluated individually by a team of experts to ensure the patient is healthy enough to survive transplant and will receive long-term benefits.

Common indications for lung transplant include:

  • Emphysema/COPD
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Bronchiedctasis
  • Obliterative bronchiolitis (non retransplant)



For more information on the lung transplant program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, call .

1000th Lung Transplant

Washington University lung transplant surgeons reached a milestone and quickly passed it Jan. 21 when they performed the 1,000th adult lung transplant at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the 1,001st transplant just a few hours later

 

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