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Recently updated online help

UNOS routinely receives questions from our member institutions about the data you are required to submit in UNetSM. Each quarter we’ll inform you of the updates we’ve made to the UNet online help, which we based on questions you asked most frequently. See the list below for a summary of the most recent updates.

You can always access online help on the UNet homepage for complete, step-by-step instructions regarding KPD, DonorNet, Waitlist, TIEDI, Security Administration, and Patient Safety applications.

Online Help Updated on 5/31/2018

TIEDI®

  • TCR forms (heart and heart/lung pediatric candidates): added definition and clarification on what is considered an appropriate entry for Sudden Death field – heart medical factors section
  • TRR forms (thoracic): added clarification to Total Organ Preservation Time From Cross Clamp to In Situ Reperfusion – “In Situ” is in recipient

WaitlistSM

  • Liver Candidate Add/Edit Field Descriptions: added reference to West Haven Grading System for Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) reporting

Online Help Updated on 02/28/2018

TIEDI®

  • TCR forms (kidney/pancreas and pancreas, adult and pediatric): added new fields for Pancreas Graft Failure to clinical information section
  • TRR forms (all organ types, adult and pediatric): added new fields for Pancreas Graft Failure to clinical information section. Added new fields for NAT Results (HIV NAT, HBV NAT, HCV NAT). Field label -Total Organ Preservation Time From Cross Clamp to In Situ Reperfusion (include warm and cold time) replaced Total Organ Ischemia Time (include cold, warm and anastomotic time). Added Most Recent Titer Information to clinical information section
  • TRF forms (kidney/pancreas and pancreas adult and pediatric, heart/lung and lung pediatric): added new fields for Pancreas Graft Failure to clinical information section. Added Most Recent Titer Information to clinical information section
  • DDR forms: added required Toxoplasma (IgG) Results to serology section

Online Help Updated on 10/31/2017

TIEDI®

  • DDR forms: updated documentation related to collection of Pulmonary Artery Catheter
  • Kidney, Pancreas, Kidney/Pancreas, Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung TCR forms: added guidance on reporting Total Serum Albumin
  • Thoracic TRF forms: added note on further guidance for reporting Chronic Dialysis
  • Thoracic TRR forms: added clarification on what is considered an appropriate entry for Most Recent Hemodynamics

Online Help Updated on 6/30/2017

TIEDI®

  • Pancreas TRR forms: Duct Management – clarification on multi-visceral transplant
  • Thoracic TRR forms (pediatric recipients): Prior Thoracic Surgery Other Than Prior Transplant – clarification on time frames
  • Post-Transplant Malignancy forms: Diagnosis Date – added guidance on unknown month and year
  • TCR forms  (all organ types): Gender – confirmation that patient’s legal sex is as indicated on government-issued identification
  • LDR forms (Liver Surgical Information): Type of Transplant Graft –  added guidance on aborted procedures

Online Help Updated on 3/31/2017

TIEDI®

  • Thoracic TCR and TRR forms: Most Recent Hemodynamics – Inotropes/Vasodilators required field reporting
  • Liver TRR forms: Cold Ischemic Time definition
  • TCR and TRR forms (all organ types): Source of Payment descriptions updated
  • LDR forms: Total CMV, Total EBV definition updated
  • Thoracic TRR forms: Chronic Steroid Use definition (new guidance)
  • Kidney-Pancreas TRF forms: Patient Status (At Time of Follow-up) clarification on interim death
  •  LDR and TRR forms: Viral Detection: guidance on an equivocal (or indeterminate) result

WaitlistSM

  • Waitlist Form Field Descriptions: Removal Fields – Remove Candidate (Transplant Date) clarification on anastomosis

DonorNet

  • Donor Organ Disposition (Feedback): Double/en bloc field reporting

 

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