Eighteen people who have clinical, professional and personal experience with vascular composite allografts (VCA) have been named to a new committee of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) to develop nationwide standards and policies for these procedures. Members of the committee have collectively participated in the majority of VCA transplants that have been performed in the United States.
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