Lung-alone transplants have increased by 11.2 percent.
Several data collection changes for lung and heart-lung candidates will be implemented Dec. 13, 2023.
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.
Early lung monitoring report shows increase in transplants following implementation of lung continuous distribution
Report captures three-months of data post implementation of lung continuous distribution.
New policies require candidates to meet medical eligibility criteria to be eligible for a required kidney share on the heart or lung match.
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.