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OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors updates
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The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) is offering nine proposals for public comment beginning on Tuesday, January 22. Comments and replies will be published on https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/governance/public-comment/, to promote transparency and...
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OPTN Policy 9.3.F (Extensions of HCC Exceptions) was amended on February 5. It will restore automatic approval for exception extension requests for a subset of HCC candidates with treated lesions that fall below the eligibility criteria for an initial exception request.
June 2018 board meeting actions
- Guidance on optimizing VCA recovery from deceased donors (6/2018)
- ABO sub-typing of Blood Type A and AB donors (6/2018)
- Requested deceased donor information (6/2018)
- Manipulating waiting list priority (6/2018)