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Condition

Condition associated with snoring, where the sufferer has periods of 'apnoea' (not breathing). It is associated with an increased risk of stroke and heart disease. See more information at:Β https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obstructive_sleep_apnea

Individual at risk

Donor

Guidance at RECRUITMENT

Accept if no cardio-respiratory abnormalities

Guidance at CT/WORK-UP

  • Accept for PBSC donation, if no cardiorespiratory abnormalities
  • Accept for BM donation, subject to anaesthetic assessment at work-up. Document any additional risk factors for cardiovascular disease.Β  Anaesthetist for BM procedure must be made aware of condition and pre-anaesthetic assessment at work-up.


Justification for guidance

Will need anaesthetic assessment at medical if for bone marrow harvest.

References

Based on discussion in WMDA Donor Suitability Committee (December 2019)



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