REQUESTING OUR SERVICE

To request EVLP, call Lung Bioengineering at

  • 24
    HOURS PER DAY
  • 7
    DAYS A WEEK
  • 365
    DAYS PER YEAR
  • Please provide the name of the transplant center and the name of the physician who will be reviewing the EVLP data during the case
  • Please provide your UNOS ID and Matchrun ID numbers
  • An LBE Specialist will contact your center's representative
  • In the event of any limitations during Lung Bioengineering's EVLP services, your center will be advised immediately and provided with an approximate duration of any expected delay

LUNG ALLOCATION & PROCUREMENT

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No change required in OPTN lung allocation policy

OPOs will be responsible for all allocation/re-allocation
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No change in lung procurement protocols

Lungs retrieved by initially accepting transplant center or qualified alternative Recommendations include maximizing LA, PA and trachea for cannulation
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All OPTN packaging and shipping policies apply

Label verification performed upon arrival to LBE
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Lung Bioengineering can assist in arranging logistics as needed

ASSISTANCE WITH LOGISTICS

Transplant center is responsible for arranging logistics but LBE is available to assist as needed.

LB1
1015 Spring St. Silver Spring, MD 20910
Airplane Icon Airport: BWI
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Ground time: 45 minutes
FBO: Signature
LB2
14221 Kendall Hench Circle Jacksonville, FL 32224
Airplane Icon Airport: CRG
Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport
Ground time: 15 minutes
FBO: Sky Harbor

DONOR LUNG PACKAGING

Lung boxes can be purchased from Fisher Scientific, the distributor for “Safe-Guard Technologies Corp”, a manufacturer for the packaging.

Catalog Number SG-9W

Insulated Container with Carton Assembled (Wax lined)

INSIDE LENGTHINSIDE WIDTHINSIDE DEPTHWALL THICKNESSCASE PACK
14 1/213 3/810 1/21 1/24
OUTSIDE LENGTHOUTSIDE WIDTHOUTSIDE HEIGHTWEIGHTSUPPLIER PRICE
17 3/41714 1/245 LBS$72.76/CASE

ACCEPTING OR DECLINING LUNGS

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Upon reviewing the EVLP assessment data and images, the physician accepts or declines the lungs
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This decision is documented via the XMX
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Accepting or declining lungs is entirely at the discretion of the physician, relying on their medical expertise and opinion

JOIN US FOR AN UPCOMING WEBINAR

Join our webinar on September 21, 2021, dedicated to helping healthcare providers and hospital administrative staff become more familiar with EVLP coverage and reimbursement.

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