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.
Research shows that DCD heart donation does not impact the recovery and transplantation of other organs
Center Acceptance and Refusal Evaluation (CARE) Report allows transplant centers to see all of the offers they accept as well as all those they refuse.
Updated weekly, new OPTN metrics dashboard provides comprehensive information about donation and transplant trends.