NRTS papers and reports

Algorithm for probability of 5-year post-transplant survival in New Zealand

The Algorithm for probability of 5-year post-transplant survival in New Zealand is used by clinical specialists to calculate the probability of 5 year survival post renal transplant.

Transplant Activity Report

The Transplant Activity Report provides information on kidney transplantation activity by renal transplant centre and district health boards.

National Kidney Exchange Programme

The New Zealand Kidney Exchange (NZKE) Programme aims to increase live donor transplant by finding matches between incompatible live donor and recipient pairs. One match between two pairs results in two live donor kidney transplants. Nondirected donors are used to generate transplant chains. Download the protocols and the consent form for the NZKE.

National Kidney Allocation Scheme Protocol

The National Kidney Allocation Scheme is an algorithm used for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys and non-directed donor kidneys.

National Review Policy for Patients Declined Access to Deceased Donor List

This policy sets out the process for a referring nephrologist to seek a review of a decision by a renal transplant centre to decline access to or remove a patient from the deceased donor waiting list.

Immunisations in adult end stage kidney disease – Recommendations 2015

The Immunisations in adult end stage kidney disease recommendations is a guideline on the vaccines available for dialysis and transplant patients.

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Living Donors for the NZKE Programme

These guidelines define the appropriate information and/or investigations that must be completed for non-directed donors to enter into the New Zealand Kidney Exchange Programme.

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