Glossary Term

Patient

Includes all of the following:
1. Potential deceased donors undergoing an OPO’s potential donor evaluation, donor management and procurement processes
2. Potential candidates and potential living donors undergoing a transplant program’s evaluation process
3. Candidates
4. Living donors being followed by a transplant program
5. Recipients being followed by a transplant program
(OPTN Policy Definitions May 2021)

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