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Organ donation and transplantation can save lives
Every ten minutes, someone is added to the national transplant waiting list.
On average, 95 transplants take place each day in the U.S.
One organ donor can save eight lives. Sign up to be a donor in your state.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Public comment open January 22 through March 22, 2019
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Monday, January 21, 2019
Nominees Chosen for the Board of Directors Election
OPTN/UNOS member voting representatives will receive a ballot and biographical information for the nominees in February 2019.
Monday, January 7, 2019
Organ transplants in United States set sixth consecutive record in 2018
Total transplants since 1988 exceed 750,000; living donor transplants highest in 13 years.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Recall notice affects Sodium chloride vials
A manufacturer of retail drugs has issued a voluntary recall of a product used in recovery and preparation of donor lungs.
Monday, December 10, 2018
SRTR modeling results available for kidney and pancreas distribution proposal
Committees are developing proposed kidney and pancreas distribution policies to replace current donor service area (DSA) and regional boundaries used in the current system.
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.