UH pauses kidney transplants for two weeks after national organization reviews July error

University Hospitals initiated a “14-day voluntary inactivation” of its kidney transplant program on Sept. 2, days after the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) conducted an on-site review of the program in relation to the transplantation of a kidney into the wrong patient in July, according to an internal communication obtained by News 5. A hospital spokesperson on Tuesday confirmed that the program is on pause.

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