Kidney Allocation Proposal Seeks to Bridge Gap : Nephrology Times | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

The nature of the deceased donor organ donation pool continues to change in many countries with increasing donor age as well as increasing rates of donor obesity two known issues. Hence best practices in organ allocation continue to be re-examined and changes made as necessary.

 

This report via Nephrology Times examines the current proposal for alterations being made to the current kidney allocation mechanism in the United States, which has gone out to public consultation. There are a number of comments on how the elements contained within this proposal were arrived at, including from the recent ex President of the American Society of Transplantation Dr Robert Gaston[ pictured].