As of Tuesday, Feb. 4, the liver and intestine distribution system based on acuity circles is in effect. This included a conversion of each transplant hospital’s median MELD at transplant (MMaT) score to reflect transplants performed at hospitals within a radius of 250 nautical miles.
Kristofer Garriott and Omar Garriott have more in common than being half-brothers. They share a liver!
Research shows family patterns affecting risk can predict whether a living donor will develop end-stage renal disease decades after donating a kidney to a related recipient.
View a presentation from the webinar.
Will be used in exception score assignment effective Sept. 24
“I was scared and thrilled at the same time,” Jameson says. “This meant I wouldn’t be attached to a battery anymore. I would be able to swim again and play sports with my friends.”