Decision Considerations - Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Item 35. Lungs and Chest - Disease of the Lungs, Pleura, or Mediastinum

Common Conditions and Course of Action

Disease/Condition Class Evaluation Data Disposition
Abscesses

Active Mycotic disease

Active Tuberculosis
All Submit all pertinent medical information and current status report Requires FAA Decision
Fistula, Bronchopleural, to include Thoracostomy All Submit all pertinent medical information and current status report Requires FAA Decision
Lobectomy All Submit all pertinent medical information and current status report Requires FAA Decision
Pulmonary Embolism All See Thromboembolic Disease Protocol See Thromboembolic Disease Protocol
Pulmonary Fibrosis All Submit all pertinent medical information, current status report, PFT’s with diffusion capacity If >75% predicted and no impairment - Issue

Otherwise - Requires FAA Decision