Keep up with everything going on in the pulmonary hypertension community with news, stories, events, educational information and ways to get involved.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Comment on Proposed Lung Allocation Changes
The United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) uses something called the Lung Allocation Score (LAS) to help determine the allocation of organs to patients in need, including pulmonary hypertension patients awaiting lung transplant. Currently, the LAS significantly underestimates a PH patient's need for organs, but that could change soon and you can help.