What pulmonary function tests may I need before a liver transplant?

If you were a smoker or have a lung disorder you may require some of the following tests before a liver transplant:
  • PFT (Pulmonary Function Testing) to assess your lungs' functioning and capacity to determine your blood's ability to carry oxygen.
  • ABG (Arterial Blood Gas) to test the carbon dioxide and oxygen levels in your blood. Blood for this test is drawn from an artery.

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