Table 2.

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network of Organ Sharing exclusion criteria (11)

Exclusion Criteria
Kidney recovery hospitals may exclude a donor with any condition that, in the hospital’s medical judgment, causes the donor to be unsuitable for organ donation
Kidney recovery hospitals must exclude all donors who meet any of the following exclusion criteria:
 • Both <18 years old and mentally incapable of making an informed decision
 • Uncontrollable hypertension or history of hypertension with evidence of end stage organ damage
 • HIV
 • Diabetes
 • Active malignancy or incompletely treated malignancy
 • High suspicion of donor coercion
 • High suspicion of illegal financial exchange between donor and recipient
 • Evidence of acute symptomatic infection (until resolved)
 • Diagnosable psychiatric conditions requiring treatment before donation, including any evidence of suicidality