71 percent of organ procurement organizations increased organ donations in 2018, thanks to the generosity of donors and donor families.
Additionally, 66 percent of the nation’s 58 OPOs had record years and saw increases in the number of transplants in 2017 or 2018.
Read more about the ways organ procurement organizations are working to improve performance and help save more lives.
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.
Lung perfusion has more than tripled since 2015, growing from 1.7 percent to 6.3 percent and potentially expanding the pool of organs available for transplant.
More pediatric patients will receive transplants as a result of new OPTN liver distribution policy
The increase in multi-organ transplant (MOT) raises ethical questions that call for greater consistency in allocation strategy