May 26, 2023 | Heart/lung, News
Information for lung transplant program physicians, surgeons, transplant coordinators, program directors and data coordinators on the distribution of scores for all active registrations waiting for lung transplants in the U.S.
Mar 17, 2023 | Heart/lung, News, Policy changes
On March 16, 2023, the OPTN Executive Committee approved immediate implementation of a key portion of. the recently proposed policy to expand eligibility criteria.
Mar 9, 2023 | Heart/lung, News, OPO, Performance, Policy changes, Transplant hospital, Trending
First organ type to use continuous distribution framework.
Mar 9, 2023 | Heart/lung, News, Policy changes, UNet℠ system changes
Effective today (March 9), lungs are now allocated under the approved continuous distribution allocation policy.
Mar 9, 2023 | Heart/lung, News, UNet℠ system changes
Effective today (March 9), thoracic donor acceptance criteria for candidates no longer require separate data to be specified for both local and import donors.
Feb 22, 2023 | Heart/lung, Insights, Insights feature, News, Technology
Q&A: David Klassen, M.D., on the promise, and challenges to wider use, of normothermic perfusion.