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
Increasing the use of high KDPI kidneys through collaborative improvement
Data & tools
Journal article shows KAS continuing to benefit equity in access overall four years from implementation
Key takeaways for busy transplant professionals
How Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia reduced its inactive kidney waitlist by 17 percent
In 2018, UNOS reported that the number of living donor transplants was nearly 6,900, the highest since 2005.
A new study by UNOS researchers in the American Journal of Transplantation shows that sequential pancreas transplant after a kidney transplant (PAK) and simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplants result in similar patient survival rates.
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.