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.
More than 220 transplants have been performed to date through the HOPE Act.
DCD recoveries are up across the country as OPOs build effective practices.
UNOS builds and hosts registries enabling OPOs and transplant centers to address issues such as treatment, payment, quality improvement, benchmarking and clinical research.