PROviding Better ACcess To ORgans: A comprehensive overview of organ-access initiatives from the ASTS PROACTOR Task Force

M. J. Hobeika, C. M. Miller, T. L. Pruett, K. A. Gifford, J. E. Locke, A. M. Cameron, M. J. Englesbe, C. S. Kuhr, J. F. Magliocca, K. R. McCune, K. L. Mekeel, S. J. Pelletier, A. L. Singer, D. L. Segev

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Abstract

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) PROviding better Access To Organs (PROACTOR) Task Force was created to inform ongoing ASTS organ access efforts. Task force members were charged with comprehensively cataloguing current organ access activities and organizing them according to stakeholder type. This white paper summarizes the task force findings and makes recommendations for future ASTS organ access initiatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2546-2558
Number of pages13
JournalAmerican Journal of Transplantation
Volume17
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2017

Keywords

  • United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
  • donors and donation
  • ethics and public policy
  • kidney transplantation: living donor
  • law/legislation
  • liver transplantation: living donor
  • organ procurement and allocation
  • organ transplantation in general

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Transplantation
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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