UNOS data scientists explore donor admission text to help understand and predict how kidney acceptance decisions are made
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.
Through focused quality improvement and education practices, LifeLink of Georgia has almost tripled recovery of African-American donors.
71 percent of organ procurement organizations increased organ donations in 2018, thanks to the generosity of donors and donor families.
Lung perfusion has more than tripled since 2015, growing from 1.7 percent to 6.3 percent and potentially expanding the pool of organs available for transplant.
More pediatric patients will receive transplants as a result of new OPTN liver distribution policy
The increase in multi-organ transplant (MOT) raises ethical questions that call for greater consistency in allocation strategy
Unexpected HCV donor-derived transmissions on the rise according to the OPTN Ad Hoc Disease Transmission Advisory Committee
How Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia reduced its inactive kidney waitlist by 17 percent
In 2018, UNOS reported that the number of living donor transplants was nearly 6,900, the highest since 2005.
A new study by UNOS researchers in the American Journal of Transplantation shows that sequential pancreas transplant after a kidney transplant (PAK) and simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplants result in similar patient survival rates.