Officials Announce New Guidelines For Organ Transplants
Posted June 27, 2003 5:05 a.m. EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. — New safety measures for organ transplants were announced Friday to prevent future errors.
The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), as operator of the nationwide Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), initiated a review of OPTN/UNOS policies and procedures for the matching and distribution of donated organs.
Under the new guidelines: