An analysis of data 18 to 20 months after implementation of the kidney allocation system (KAS) shows a number of longer-term patterns, with success in a number of key system goals.
Application deadline has been extended to August 31, 2016.
UNOS staff will be assessing effective practices for utilization of moderate to high KDPI kidneys while maintaining quality outcome measures.
When new policy becomes effective on January 21, KPD donor hospitals are responsible for all HLA typing for donors and for arranging shipment of the donor blood sample to the candidate’s hospital or lab for crossmatch.
Comprehensive 6-month analysis and limited 7-10 month KAS data are available.
The Chronic Kidney Disease-Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) and the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study (CKiD) are trying to gather information on how GFR is measured (mGFR) in medical institutions.