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The number of people on the waitlist to receive an organ from a deceased donor as of December, 2021. 80% are awaiting a kidney transplant.
The number of people added to the list each day - 1 every 10 minutes.
The number of people that die each day while awaiting an organ to become available from a deceased donor..
The number of Americans in favor of organ donation vs. the number of Americans who actually are registered as an organ donor.
The number of registered organ donors that die who have organs that can be harvested for transplant.
The number of organ transplants in the United States since 1988...
Federal law mandates that a living donor's medical expenses related to testing, surgery and follow up care shall be covered by the recipients' insurance or Medicare coverage.
The number of organ donations that come from living donors.
Abbreviation for the four (4) organs that a living organ donor can donate: Tissue, Kidney, Liver and Lung.
A living organ donor can choose to remain anonymous if he or she chooses.
The amount of time a living organ donor needs for recovery.
With some minor lifestyle adjustments, a living donor will enjoy a full and normal lifestyle.