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Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Public comment sought on split liver variance
Special public comment session open Oct. 15 through Nov. 14.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Median MELD and PELD at transplant scores updated
As of Sept. 24, 2019, updated median MELD at transplant (MMaT) and median PELD at transplant (MPaT) scores are being used as a basis for assigning exception scores for liver transplant candidates.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Transplant patient webinar addresses proposed changes to kidney and pancreas distribution
View information presented on September 16.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Educational webinar addresses NLRB process
A recording of the October 1 webinar is available.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Need feedback from transplant professionals on social media and living donors
The OPTN Living Donor Committee is creating a social media guidance document for the transplant community. Living donor programs are invited to respond to their questionnaire.
Resources for professionals
Access educational materials, calculators and more.
The OPTN Evaluation Plan is a compliance guide for member hospitals, OPOs and labs.
Patients are the focus of all the OPTN's collective efforts.