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Resources on how to navigate organ transplation and donation.

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Race and eGFR

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Kidney programs required to identify all Black candidates affected, correct waiting times. FAQ available.

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Transplant performance metrics

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The first two of four new risk-adjusted metrics implemented July 14, 2022.

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Updated information related to organ donation and transplantation.

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Lung Composite Allocation Score (CAS) calculator available

Monday, February 6, 2023

The lung Composite Allocation Score (CAS) calculator is now available on the OPTN website.

Additional transplant patient webinar addresses upcoming changes to lung distribution

Monday, February 6, 2023

The OPTN will host an additional webinar for transplant patients to learn about upcoming changes to lung distribution.

New board members elected for 2023

Friday, February 3, 2023

Terms begin in July.


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When the community comes together to share effective practices, it can spark change for everyone. Learn more about how your program can get involved.

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