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Five-tier utility: a start on the path to better reporting, in response to Schold and Buccini.

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Summary of "Five-tier utility: a start on the path to better reporting, in response to Schold and Buccini."

The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) welcomes comments, suggestions and debate, and we appreciate the letter from Schold et al. SRTR is required to publicly report pretransplant and posttransplant outcomes in a way that patients and families can understand. We embarked on five-tier reporting of posttransplant outcomes in the belief that 1) it is better than the system it replaced, 2) it can likely be improved with better data collection, and 3) it should be accompanied by pretransplant measures of outcomes after listing and clearly inform candidates as to which metrics may be most important to their survival. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Name: American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
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