No changes are needed at this time because the structure and listings criteria for evaluating chronic kidney disease addresses most types of kidney dysfunction.
A 1 year recovery period is sufficient from either a single or multiple transplants. Transplant(s) failure is likely to occurs within this timeframe. If failure does occur, impairment severity may be assessed under other Genitourinary listings.
We do not suggest different rules for evaluating the two types of Peritoneal dialysis; however, establishing guidelines for evaluating symptoms and side effects from therapy when assessing residual functional capacity.