What happens during a consultation for lung transplant surgery?

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What happens during a consultation for lung transplant surgery?

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$(document).ready(function() { $(‘#answerBodyFull_PRD__4d91fbcf9e05c6_02472548 > .videoPlayer’).each(function(){ detectVideoType($(this).attr(“id”)); }); }); Dr. Lyall Gorenstein of Columbia University Department of Surgery Answered: During a consultation for lung transplant surgery you will be examined by the transplant pulmonologist, surgeon and coordinator who will also take a detailed medical history and review your medical records as well as recent chest x-ray films and other relevant test results, such as CT scans. The social worker and psychiatrist will each conduct a basic psycho-social evaluation. At that time, the social worker will look into the extent of your social support system – those people who can assist in your care at home following your surgery. The financial counselor will evaluate your medical insurance and determine if the plan provides coverage for your lung transplantation. Often, in collaboration with your social worker, the counselor will work closely with y

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