The actions will increase the equity of access to liver transplant, and were among a number of additional measures adopted by the board.
The action, to take effect July 27, will ensure that all candidates are consistently assessed in an equitable fashion.
Updates to OPTN policy language will impact four living donor exclusion criteria. These policy changes take effect July 27.
OPTN Board of Directors expected to require transplant hospitals to use race-neutral calculations in assessing patients
Changes will reduce disparities and increase equity in access to transplant.
Projected to increase equity in access for candidates nationwide
Changes to released organ allocation, medical urgency prioritization for kidney candidates.