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Transplant patient webinar addresses upcoming changes to lung distribution

Transplant patient webinar addresses upcoming changes to lung distribution

The OPTN Lung Transplantation Committee will host a webinar on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, from 3 to 4 p.m. EST for transplant patients and their caregivers, to help them understand the upcoming policy changes that are coming with the implementation of continuous distribution for lung on March 2, 2023.

Register here.

Hear from the Lung transplantation committee Chair Dr. Marie Budev, Immediate Past Chair Dr. Erika Lease, and Patient Representatives Brian Armstrong (lung transplant recipient) and Kelly M Willenberg (spouse of an organ donor). A patient FAQ is available on the OPTN website.

The presenters will address participant questions as time permits. The webinar will also be recorded and made available for later viewing.

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