The U.S. transplant system saves more lives than any other country in the world.
The February 2021 newsletter of the International Registry in Organ Donation and Transplantation (IRODaT) ranks the United States highest in the world in the rate of deceased donation and rates of kidney and liver transplantation, based on 2020 preliminary data. IRODaT calculates the rates by comparing the reported number of donors and transplant procedures by million population for each nation.
The full report is accessible here.
Updated Sept. 21, 2021
International data ranks the U.S. highest in rates of deceased donors and of kidney and liver transplants from deceased donors.
Data show transplants for four major ethnic groups rebounded after initial decline, Hispanics had steepest decline and smallest rebound.
Data shows that the proportion of en bloc transplants to low EPTS patients more than doubled after implementation.
Analyzing the impact of transplant policy and system modifications in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Data reveals the community’s continued commitment to provide the best care to their patients.