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
Last updated: Wednesday, December 8, 2010