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Kidney & Pancreas

Amendments to kidney and pancreas allocation policies approved by the OPTN Board of Directors in December 2019 and originally intended for implementation Dec. 15, 2020, will be postponed until after Feb. 13, 2021. The current policies that allocate kidneys and pancreata will remain in effect pending further notice. Find details.


Allocation Calculators

  • CPRA Calculator (calculated panel reactive antibody)
    Used to evaluate candidates for kidney, pancreas and k/p transplants
  • EPTS Calculator (estimated post transplant score)
    Assigned to all adult candidates on the kidney waiting list
  • KDPI Calculator (kidney donor profile index)
    Summarizes the risk of graft (organ) failure after kidney transplant

Policy & Guidance



Kidney Accelerated Placement project

Find news and updates on the Kidney Accelerated Placement project, a one-year pilot to accelerate national offers of hard-to-place kidneys.

Patient Education

Visit the OPTN Organ DataSource for organ-specific data and statistics at U.S. transplant hospitals.