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VCA toolkits

Federal laws and regulations were revised in 2014 to expand the classification of “human organ” to include vascularized composite allografts (VCA). Find out what your organization needs to know to make sure your organ transplant program meets the requirements.

Find more VCA resources:

To learn more facts about vascular composite allografts (VCAs), visit our Transplant Living website.

VCA news

Extra Vessels included in TIEDI® for VCA

TIEDI® permissions for Vessels Reporting have been added to all 10 VCA organs within Security Administration. These permissions allow designated users either full access or read only access, similar to existing permissions for non-VCA organs. Ensure permissions established before March 6, 2024.

Submit historical VCA collection forms by Feb. 9

New VCA forms available including: TRR and TRF forms that have been updated for the 10 VCA organs.  Programs are expected to respond with the new forms completed forms to [email protected] within 90 days of either the date the recipient was removed from the waiting list (TRR), or the date of the six-month or annual anniversary of transplant (TRF) .

Order resources

  • Patient materials, visit the UNOS Store
  • Labels for TransNetSM and organ transport, visit the OPTN Store
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