DCD recoveries are up across the country as OPOs build effective practices.
UNOS builds and hosts registries enabling OPOs and transplant centers to address issues such as treatment, payment, quality improvement, benchmarking and clinical research.
Altering organ acceptance criteria protects candidates at risk of COVID-19 from losing accrued wait time.
Recent report shows 100 percent COVID-19 donor testing by OPOs.
Research shows center effects are the top driver of kidney access disparities, but DSA effects still remain
Carlos Martinez and Andrew Placona were among more than two dozen UNOS researchers to present at the 2020 American Transplant Congress.
Research shows a link between a recipient’s age and a relative donor’s age in predicting end-stage renal disease (ESRD) post-donation.
Participating kidney programs performed an increased number of 51-100 percent KDPI transplants while maintaining one-year graft survival rates.
Recently published study measured disparities related to geographic, demographic, clinical and socioeconomic factors for lung allocation.
In a recently published article, UNOS-led research found that the new heart allocation policy provides broader access to the most medically urgent candidates.
At the 2020 American Transplant Congress, UNOS and OPTN researchers presented insights of U.S. transplant hospitals using social media campaigns to identify potential living donors.
Despite a decade since a 2007 fatal plane crash involving a University of Michigan transplant team and pilots, there remain no federal standards regulating air and ground transportation of organ recovery personnel.