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Liver Transplant and Organ Allocation

by Anne Larson, MD

Key provisions of the liver allocation policy ensure that:


Current Transplant Candidacy Status.


The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and transplant centers around the country are always evaluating this system. We constantly determine whether the system meets the need of the liver transplant patient and upgrades are done frequently to maximize the scarce resource of organs and recipient survival.


 
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