Progress towards national transplant network performance goals
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services established a set of annual and 10-year performance goals for the national transplant network. These include measurable objectives related to increasing the number of donors and transplants, increasing life years gained among kidney recipients and increasing operational efficiency of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. Read the details.
OPTN/UNOS Board Addresses Protocols for Donation after Cardiac Death, Standards for Transplant Surgeons and Physicians
St. Louis, Mo. -- The OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors, at its meeting Friday, adopted a set of "model elements" for consideration by member organizations who have protocols or are establishing protocols to recover organs from donors after cardiac death (DCD). Read the details
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