Table 3 ISHLT Consensus for the “ideal” lung donor
Age <55 years
ABO compatibility
Clear chest radiograph
PaO2 >40 kPa (FiO2 100% and 5 cmH2O PEEP)
Smoking history <20 pack years
Absence of chest trauma
No evidence of aspiration or sepsis
No prior cardiopulmonary surgery
Absence of organisms on sputum Gram stain
Absence of purulent secretions at bronchoscopy