News Roundup #14: From UNOS to Obesity, NYT to Jewish donors, and bringing you the toothsomest

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Random Reports and Reportage New articles from United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) update are now online.  Articles include a  guide to paired donation and a primer on “a new quality metric with every deceased donor kidney offer. The ‘kidney donor profile index (KDPI)”  provides clinicians with insights into the quality of a kidney compared … Continue reading

OPTN Living Donor Follow up: Final Day for Public Comment

Some of you may be aware that there are some major steps on the horizon to make sure that the health of living donors is monitored post-transplant more carefully. As reported recently on the Huffington Post, the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network(OPTN) has formulated some new policy proposals. This is a step in the right … Continue reading


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