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Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners

Decision Considerations
Disease Protocols - Renal Transplant

An applicant with a history of renal transplant must submit the following if consideration for medical certification is desired:
  1. Hospital admission, operative report and discharge summary
  2. Current status report including:
    • The etiology of the primary renal disease
    • History of hypertension or cardiac dysfunction
    • Sequela prior to transplant
    • A comment regarding rejection or graft versus host disease (GVHD)
    • Immunosuppressive therapy and side effects, if any
    • The results of the following laboratory results: CBC, BUN, creatinine, and electrolytes

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