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Bronchiectasis - Lung or heart-lung transplantation Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 16 December 2009.

Preliminary questions [27475]

27781 there is some evidence that a lung or heart-lung transplant may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

27782 the veteran had a lung or heart-lung transplant at some time.

27783 the veteran's condition under consideration is in the veteran's transplanted lung.

27784

the veteran had a lung or heart-lung transplant before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration in the transplanted lung for treatment of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

27785the veteran has established the causal connection between the lung or heart-lung transplant and VEA service for the clinical onset of bronchiectasis.

27786the veteran has established the causal connection between the lung or heart-lung transplant and operational service for the clinical onset of bronchiectasis.

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27787the veteran has established the causal connection between the lung or heart-lung transplant and eligible service for the clinical onset of bronchiectasis.

Clinical onset and operational service [27786]

27788the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had a lung or heart-lung transplant, is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [27787]

27789the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had a lung or heart-lung transplant, is causally related to eligible service.