Table 1.

Future research considerations for frailty and transplantation

Future Research Considerations
Evaluation of frailty screening measures’ ability to predict waiting list and post-transplant outcomes
Exploration of biomarkers able to refine risk stratification of post-transplant outcomes in patients living with frailty
Develop a practical approach to capture changes in frailty status from assessment to transplantation
Determine the most effective approach to implement geriatric assessment in the transplant assessment clinic
Identify geriatric impairments in patients living with frailty amenable to intervention before transplantation
Demonstrate that interventions aimed at improving frailty pretransplant improve outcomes
Study perceptions of patients, relatives, and carers around frailty as a criterion for transplant assessment