Donation by the Numbers

The Transplant Waiting List*

ORGAN NEEDED PATIENTS IN US PATIENTS IN NC
Kidney 95,218 2,749
Liver 13,727 236
Pancreas 869 33
Kidney-Pancreas 1,621 53
Heart 3,875 123
Lung 1,480 15
Heart-Lung 48 1
Intestine 251 5
TOTAL 114,496 3,143
     

*As of October 24, 2018. For updated information, go to www.optn.org. Some patients are waiting for more than one organ; therefore the total number of patients is less than the sum of the patients waiting for each organ