Pneumothorax

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Collapse of a lung with air leaking into the surrounding cavity.

See also Pneumothorax

Guidance

Unacceptable if associated with emphysema.

Acceptable if spontaneous or traumatic, and donor has fully recovered. Inform anaesthetist if for BM harvest.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Collapsed lung

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012