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Refer a Patient for Transplant

The requirements for organ transplant referrals differ for each program.

Please refer to the appropriate organ group below for information on how to refer a patient for transplant:

Patients must be referred by their heart specialist to the Heart Transplant Team at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver.


Form: Regional cardiology referral form 

 

Patients must be referred by their Nephrologist to the Renal Transplant Program at Vancouver General Hospital or St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver.


Form: Kidney transplant referral form

 
Patients must be referred by their specialist to the Liver Transplant Team at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver.

For alcohol-associated liver disease, there is no minimum period of abstinence to accept a referral.  Refer to the full BC Clinical Guidelines for Liver Transplantation for more information.


Pancreas transplant patients must be referred by a specialist to the Pancreas Transplant Team at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver.

Referrals (for either islet with no previous kidney transplant; or islet after kidney transplant) to the BC Islet Transplant Program may come from a referring endocrinologist or from the Renal Transplant program.

Forms:

Patients must be referred by their lung specialist to the Lung Transplant Team at Vancouver General Hospital, in Vancouver.

Form: Lung and Heart/Lung referral form

Pediatric patients must be referred by a specialist to the BC Children's Transplant Clinic. 

Questions?

If you have specific questions about how to refer a patient for transplant, please contact the program centres directly. 


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