Patient brochure formats
To help patients understand organ allocation policies, UNOS offers brochures in two formats:
- PDF format available below
- Printed format available for order at the UNOS store (1-3 copies are free)
Info for transplant candidates who want to list at multiple centers.
Easy-to-read information explaining the policy change.
Information about how the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) and Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease (PELD), numerical scales that are currently used for liver allocation.
Patients: Q & A About Liver Allocation Policy (Updated Jan 2021)
Information about how less-commonly used kidneys are allocated.
Information for transplant candidates and families that explains the types of pancreas transplants, getting listed and how these organs are allocated.
An explanation of Calculated Panel Reactive Antibody (CPRA) and its importance in organ transplantation, for: