Category Archives: organ procurement

Organ Offer Management

What is organ offer management? Where did the term come from? Until Transplant Coordinators of America (a.k.a. TCOA) was founded the service nor the term for the service ever existed. With the communication of organ offers becoming so voluminous and complex, … Continue reading

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Centralized organ recovery process should improve transplant results

By DEAN OLSEN (dean.olsen@sj-r.com) THE STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER Posted Nov 23, 2010 @ 11:30 PM *Was unable to get the share plugin module to function. So I was forced to copy and paste this, but I thought it was very interesting … Continue reading

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Problems with Donornet

Donornet call coverage still has it’s inherent flaws, but Transplant Coordinators of America has developed a necessary service to assist facilities in eliminating this problem. Continue reading

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Paired Kidney Donation – KPD

Well, to me it seems as if it would make more sense to call it paired kidney donation instead of Kidney Paired Donation. Any how, whatever you want to call it, the fact remains that anyone who is willing to … Continue reading

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