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Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.

Kidney transplantation and roles of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) | View Recording

Presenter: David Klassen, MD

Biography: Dr. Klassen is the chief medical officer for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) in Richmond, Virginia.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Provide overview of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and allocation of deceased donor kidneys.
  • Outline living donor kidney transplantation options.
  • Identify general criteria for kidney candidate evaluation and acceptance.
  • Share informational resources available from UNOS.