Spain Leads the World in Organ Donation and Transplantation. JAMA 1999;282 (July 7):17-18.
What is the most donated organ?
In the United States, the most commonly transplanted organs are the kidney, liver, heart, lungs, pancreas and intestines.
Which organ has the longest waiting list?
Patients over 50 years of age experienced the longest median waiting times of patients registered on the kidney, kidney-pancreas, pancreas and heart waiting lists.
Which country has lowest number of organ donors?
China’s organ donation rate remains one of the lowest in the world despite a growing number of donation cases in recent years following the organ transplant reform. The country reported 2,999 organ donors in the first six months of 2018.
How many doctors are organ donors?
Physicians are more likely to be registered as an organ donor compared to the general public, according to a study that included about 15,000 doctors. A shortage of organs for transplant has prompted many countries to encourage citizens to register (“opt in”) to donate their organs and tissues when they die.
Which country is best for kidney transplant?
Kidney Transplant Market Analysis: United States is the leading market for kidney transplant in 10 countries covered being followed by France. Spain stands at the 3rd position followed by Germany.
Why is organ donation bad?
Cons. Organ donation is major surgery. All surgery comes with risks such as bleeding, infection, blood clots, allergic reactions, or damage to nearby organs and tissues. Although you will have anesthesia during the surgery as a living donor, you can have pain while you recover.