Several data collection changes for lung and heart-lung candidates will be implemented Dec. 13, 2023.
Three new programs will replace the Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) – genitourinary organ (GU) program
National webinar on Nov.15 for lung transplant professionals on upcoming data collection changes and other insights in lung allocation
A recording will be made available afterward.
Updated patient information letter now available in multiple languages.
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Ad-hoc Multi Organ Transplantation Committee has implemented several safety net policies to ensure patients in need of multiple organ transplants to get priority when they become medically eligible.
Effective Sept. 27, 2023, the points assigned for blood type in lung allocation have been updated