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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.
Pre-implementation system notice: VCA distribution to be based on fixed distance circle of 500 nautical miles
Effective June 18, vascular composite allograft offers will first be made to compatible transplant candidates listed at VCA programs within a radius of 500 nautical miles of the donor.
System notice: Reactivation of liver candidates to MELD or PELD score without entering new lab values
Effective May 6, 2020, a transplant program reactivating a liver transplant candidate to a MELD or PELD status in Waitlist is no longer required to input updated lab values to support the listing.
Participation has previously been limited to kidney and liver transplantation.
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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.