Priority 20 from the Kidney Transplant PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can we match organs to recipients to ensure the best overall outcomes (for example by age, nephron dosing)?
Overall ranking Priority questions agreed on but not put in ranked order
JLA question ID 0037/20
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

No Systematic Reviews or Ongoing Trials identified

Health Research Classification System category Renal and Urogenital
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

Understand donor recipient relationships in terms of nephron dosing We, as patients, have been told that organs do not age but now it appears that similar age as ideal..  Explain this inconsistency.  Is this is just policy? Quantify lost opportunities. How can we match organs to recipients more effectively?

Comparison Service delivery
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Patient x 1 Clinicians x 2

Outcomes to be measured Patient and graft survival, graft function, adverse events
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0037
PSP name Kidney Transplant
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 90  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 3 February 2016