29. The Association of the UNOS Heart Allocation Policy Change with Transplant and Left Ventricular Assist Device Access and Outcomes

Introduction: In October 2018, the allocation policy for adult orthotopic heart transplant (OHTx) in the United States was changed, with the goal of reducing waitlist mortality and providing broader sharing of donor organs within the United States. The aim of this study was to assess the association of this policy change with changes in access […]