OPTN

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AcronymDefinition
OPTNOrgan Procurement and Transplantation Network
OPTNOption
OPTNOperationalizing and Professionalizing the Network
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A notice of proposed rulemaking in the December 16, 2011 Federal Register, outlined the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposal to include vascularized composite allografts (VCAs) , in addition to faces and hands, such as feet, ankles, legs, windpipes, voice boxes, the abdominal wall, and possibly a uterus or a penis, within the definition of organs covered by rules governing the operation of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).
Based on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network data as of January 14, 2011.
Outstanding individuals selected from nominees in each of the 11 regions of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) received awards as Regional Champions, for making a difference and creating a positive impact on the field of organ donation and transplantation as a result of their passion, dedication, and diligent effort.
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), operated by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) under federal contract with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, is not in a position to comment on the specifics of the investigation.
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)/United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Board of Directors unanimously adopted a series of definitions differentiating between concepts such as organ trafficking, transplant tourism and travel for transplantation.
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)/United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Board of Directors Kidney Transplantation Committee will hold a one-day Public Forum on the Revision of Kidney Allocation Policy on Thursday, February 8, 2007 in Dallas, TX.
Responding to increasing reports of US citizens traveling abroad to receive a life-saving organ transplant in countries where donors are potentially exploited, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)/United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Board of Directors has issued a statement condemning "transplant tourism.
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) share in the public concern for Jesica Santillan, who received a heart-lung transplant with an incompatible blood type as a result of an unfortunate error.
The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the administrator of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) issued a press release just hours following the tragedies urging the nation's organ procurement organizations (OPOs) to "make reasonable efforts to place organs in accordance with established allocation policy.
The article on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) splitting the contracts Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and Scientific Registry contracts contained information that needs clarification.
The failure to pass the legislation became less important to HHS with the announcement in early October that UNOS had signed a new contract to administer the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).
The AST, as the representative of the majority of professionals engaged in the field of transplantation in the United States, has worked closely with your offices on these issues, and we are optimistic that this legislation will enhance the operations of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).