Important COVID-19 updates and latest data
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Data & tools
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.
Effective June 30, 2020, new data elements are being captured within the graft function section of the Transplant Recipient Follow-up form (TRF).
The kidney and liver living donor follow-up tools are available for all transplant programs in the visual analytics section of the UNet data services portal.
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.
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STORIES OF HOPE
Celebrating a second chance at life
To celebrate his one year transplant anniversary and honor his donor, double lung recipient Brendan Morrison went on a hike followed by a four hour mountain bike ride. Read his story.