The Organ Allocation Workshop aims to bring together the South African transplantation community with the aim of creating a publicly accessible record outlining how organs are allocated from deceased donors in South Africa.
Areas to be addressed include:
Standard waitlisting listing criteria for each organ.
Standard waitlisting process.
Standard waitlist metrics to be reported monthly by each centre.
Priority listing criteria.
Piiority listing process.
Priority list metrics to be reported monthly.
Allocation algorithm: Standard listing allocation
Priority listing allocation
Extended criteria donors
With specific attention to
Paediatric recipients, racial equity, highly sensitised individuals, higher surgical risk recipients, disadvantaged diagnoses (eg. HCC in liver allocation), blood type, height, weight / body mass index, prior transplant recipients, public and private, frailty (not age), citizenship, education, income, gender, urban versus rural, distance to transplant centre, donation service area
Outcome follow-up of the gifted organs to allow review of allocation algorithm
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