Donation by the Numbers

The Transplant Waiting List*

ORGAN NEEDED PATIENTS IN US PATIENTS IN NC
Kidney 95,102 2,673
Liver 13,934 245
Pancreas 891 31
Kidney-Pancreas 1,664 55
Heart 4,017 121
Lung 1,424 17
Heart-Lung 50 0
Intestine 249 4
TOTAL 114,695 3,079
     

*As of June 4, 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