Cory R Schaffhausen

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Transplant patients often seek specific data and statistics to inform medical decision making; however, for many relevant measures, patient-friendly information is not available. Development of patient-centered resources should be informed by patient needs. This study used qualitative document research methods to review 678 detailed Scientific Registry of(More)
SRTR uses data collected by OPTN to calculate metrics such as donation rate, organ yield, and rate of organs recovered for transplant but not transplanted. In 2016, 1,072,717 death and imminent death referrals were made to organ procurement organizations, of which 23,433 met the definition of eligible (10,717) or imminent (12,716) deaths per OPTN policy.(More)
PURPOSE The BLUS (Basic Laparoscopic Urologic Skills) consortium sought to address the construct validity of BLUS tasks and the wider problem of accurate, scalable and affordable skill evaluation by investigating the concordance of 2 novel candidate methods with faculty panel scores, those of automated motion metrics and crowdsourcing. MATERIALS AND(More)
We developed a kidney offer acceptance decision tool to predict the probability of graft survival and patient survival for first-time kidney-alone candidates after an offer is accepted or declined, and we characterized the effect of restricting the donor pool with a maximum acceptable kidney donor profile index (KDPI). For accepted offers, Cox proportional(More)
SRTR uses data collected by OPTN to calculate metrics such as donation/conversion rate, organ yield, and rate of organs recovered for transplant but not transplanted. In 2015, 1,072,828 death and imminent death referrals were made to Organ Procurement Organizations, of which 21,559 met the definition of eligible (9793) or imminent (11,766) deaths per OPTN(More)
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