OPTN

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OPTNOrgan Procurement and Transplantation Network
OPTNOption
OPTNOperationalizing and Professionalizing the Network
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Waiting list candidates All * 82,501 Kidney 55,354 Pancreas 1,405 Kidney/Pancreas 2,410 Liver 17,381 Intestine 173 Heart 3,684 Lung 3,900 Heart/Lung 182 * All candidates will be less than the sum due to candidates waiting for multiple organs Transplants Performed January-May 2003 Total 10,481 Deceased Donor 7,764 Living Donor 2,717 Based on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network data as of 08/01/2003 Organs Recovered from Donors January-May 2003 Total 5,385 Deceased Donor 2,665 Living Donor 2,720 Based on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network data as of 08/01/2003 Source: United Network for Organ Sharing; Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network
In the last 10 years (2004-2013), over 166,000 kidney transplants have been performed in the United States (Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network [OPTN], 2014).
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)/United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Kidney Transplantation Committee requested the legal opinion early this year because a number of transplant centers have expressed interest in developing exchange programs similar to those initiated in New England (UNOS Region 1) in March 2001.
Table 1 Resources--New Kidney Allocation System Calculators http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/converge/resources/allocation calculators.asp KDPI: http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/converge/resources/allocation calculators.asp?index=81 EPTS: http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/converge/resources/allocation calculators.asp?index=82 CPRA: http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/converge/resources/allocation calculators.asp?index=78 Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/iearn/professional-education/kidney- allocation-system/ Transplant Pro http://transplantpro.org/kidney-allocation-system/ United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) www.unos.org
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).
(1.) Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. Transplant data [Database].
The new Center for Transplant System Excellence will operate under the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) contract with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to try and estimate deceased donor potential in the US over the next 5 to 10 years.
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."