Glossary Term

Candidate

A patient who has been placed on the national waiting list for solid organ transplantation. (Organdonor.gov April 2020)

A person registered on the organ transplant waiting list. When an organ is offered on behalf of the candidate, he or she is then referred to as a Potential Transplant Recipient (PTR). (OPTN Glossary May 2021 and OPTN Policy Definitions May 2021)

A person registered on the organ transplant waiting list. When an organ is offered for the candidate, the candidate is then referred to as a Potential Transplant Recipient (PTR). References in these Bylaws to candidates include potential candidates as applicable. (OPTN Bylaws Definitions, December 2020)

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