Effective Thursday, June 18, 2020, VCA offers will first be made to compatible transplant candidates listed at VCA programs within a radius of 500 nautical miles of the donor. This replaces the previous distribution unit, which had been the OPTN region of the donor hospital.
Pre-implementation system notice: VCA distribution to be based on fixed distance circle of 500 nautical miles
Effective June 18, vascular composite allograft offers will first be made to compatible transplant candidates listed at VCA programs within a radius of 500 nautical miles of the donor.
The Division of Transplantation (DoT) recently created multiple new resources to help your organization increase public awareness of Vascular Composite Allografts (VCA).
VCA transplant recipient registration (TRR) and transplant recipient follow-up (TRF) submission mandatory beginning september 1, 2015.
UNOS has created a 14-minute instructional video to familiarize OPO and transplant hospital staff with the basic definition and processes for VCA transplantation.
Action will facilitate the transplant community’s participation in the federal HIV Organ Policy Equity Act,