The number of living donor transplants in 2018 represented the highest total since 2005, increasing nearly 11 percent over 2017.
Based on data from the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) as of Jan. 8, 2019. Data subject to change based on future data submission or correction.
More than 36,500 total transplants were performed in the United States in 2018 – the sixth record-setting year in a row.
Altering organ acceptance criteria protects candidates at risk of COVID-19 from losing accrued wait time.
Recent report shows 100 percent COVID-19 donor testing by OPOs.
Research shows center effects are the top driver of kidney access disparities, but DSA effects still remain