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.
New milestone reached in kidney donation and transplant
For the first time, more than 25,000 kidney transplants were performed in a single year
New animation for patients explains the lung Composite Allocation Score (CAS)
New patient-friendly video explains the factors that will determine lung allocation in the continuous distribution framework.
Another record year for heart transplants: Steep increases seen in DCD transplants in 2022
February is American Heart Month
More than 15,000 liver transplants performed in first two years of acuity circles policy
Two-year monitoring shows many states had volume changes within 10 percent of previous policy.