IN THE NEWS
Ideas in action
UNOS pilot project will offer quick access to high-quality medical images and facilitate more transplants by creating a national donor imaging hub.
Sharing best practices
Enhancing the efficiency of the referral and evaluation process makes transplant patients ready sooner at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
Data & tools
Mark Aeder, M.D., former chair of the OPTN Kidney Transplantation Committee talks about the legacy of the kidney allocation system
Key takeaways for busy transplant professionals
Unexpected HCV donor-derived transmissions on the rise according to the OPTN Ad Hoc Disease Transmission Advisory Committee
How Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia reduced its inactive kidney waitlist by 17 percent
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) is offering nine proposals for public comment beginning on Tuesday, January 22. Comments and replies will be published on https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/governance/public-comment/, to promote transparency and...
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OPTN Policy 9.3.F (Extensions of HCC Exceptions) was amended on February 5. It will restore automatic approval for exception extension requests for a subset of HCC candidates with treated lesions that fall below the eligibility criteria for an initial exception request.
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