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UK Statistics

 

From the 1st April 2009 to 14th February 2010:

  • 3191 transplants have taken place thank you to the generosity of 1717 deceased and living organ donors.

  • There have been 552 heartbeating donors and 285 non-heartbeating donors.

  • 1477 people have received either a kidney transplant, a pancreas transplant or a combined kidney and pancreas transplant.

  • 106 people received a heart transplant and this year saw the first domino heart transplant take place in the UK.

  • 124 people received a lung transplant and 5 people received a combined heart lung transplant.

  • 576 people received a liver or liver lobe transplant and 20 people received multi organ transplants.

 

The Transplant waiting list as of 18th February 2010:

  • 6587 people are waiting for a kidney transplant

  • 42 people are waiting for a pancreas transplant

  • 280 people are waiting for a combined kidney and pancreas transplant

  • 119 people are waiting for a heart transplant

  • 10 people are waiting for a combined heart and lung transplant

  • 329 people are waiting for a liver transplant

  • 22 people are waiting for a multi-organ transplant

  • 172 of the people on the waiting list are under the age of 18