Jul 29, 2022 | Histocompatibility, Kidney/pancreas, News, Policy changes, UNet℠ system changes
Changes to HLA and unacceptable antigen options will go into effect Aug. 30, as well as changes to the equivalences used for HLA matching and screening of unacceptable antigens between candidates and donors.
Jul 27, 2022 | Kidney/pancreas, News, Policy changes, UNet℠ system changes
Transplant hospitals are able to take immediate action to benefit a select population of Black candidates impacted by race-inclusive eGFR calculations.
Jul 26, 2022 | Kidney/pancreas, Liver/intestine, News, Policy changes, VCA
Four exclusion criteria in OPTN Policy 14.4.E have been updated to align with current research and guidelines as well as ensure consistency throughout OPTN policy language.
Jul 19, 2022 | Education, Kidney/pancreas, Liver/intestine, News, Policy changes, VCA
Professional education on this policy change is now available in UNOS Connect. These policy changes take effect July 26.
Jun 28, 2022 | Heart/lung, Histocompatibility, Kidney/pancreas, Liver/intestine, News, OPO, Policy changes, Transplant hospital, VCA
The actions will increase the equity of access to liver transplant, and were among a number of additional measures adopted by the board.
Jun 28, 2022 | Kidney/pancreas, News, Policy changes
A transition plan will allow race-neutral recalculation of certain candidates’ eGFR values and modifications to their waiting times.