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Public comment webinars

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Non-discussion webinars

Tuesday, January 23, 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Proposals presented:

  • Manipulation of the Waitlist Priority of the Organ Allocation System through the Escalation of Medical Therapies
  • Align VCA Transplant Program Membership Requirements with Requirements of Other Solid Organ Transplant Programs
  • Guidance on Optimizing VCA Recovery from Deceased Donors

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Friday, January 26, 2:00-3:30 pm ET
Proposals presented:

  • Guidance for ABO Subtyping Organ Donors for Blood Groups A and AB
  • Guidance on Requested Deceased Donor Information
  • Review Board Guidance for Hypertrophic and Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Exception Requests
  • Modification of the Lung Transplant Follow-up Form (TRF) to Better Characterize Longitudinal Change in Lung Function following Transplantation

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Discussion webinars

Tuesday, January 30, 2:00-3:30 pm ET
Proposals Presented:

  • 2018-2021 OPTN Strategic Plan
  • Improving the OPTN/UNOS Committee Structure
  • Appendix L Revisions

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Tuesday, February 6, 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Proposals Presented:

  • Expedited Organ Placement Concept Paper
  • Broader Distribution of Adult Donor Lungs

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Tuesday, February 13, 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Proposals Presented:

  • Clarify Informed Consent Policy for Transmittable Conditions
  • Extra Vessels: Reducing Reporting Burdens and Clarifying Policies
  • Proposal to Change Waiting Time Criteria for Kidney-Pancreas Candidates

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