Monday, November 03, 2014

New Pancreas Transplant Guidelines Kick In This Month For United States

The new guidelines change a little bit how they decide who gets dibs on organs.
When reading about the guidelines, I read a patient brochure that UNOS (the organization that decides who gets priority for organs) just put out. It's extremely interesting how different the minimum eligibility criteria are for pancreas transplant vs islet transplant vs pancreas with kidney.

Here's a link to the brochure:

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