Donation by the Numbers

The Transplant Waiting List*

ORGAN NEEDED PATIENTS IN US PATIENTS IN NC
Kidney 95,152 2,652
Liver 13,950 244
Pancreas 892 28
Kidney-Pancreas 1,659 53
Heart 4,002 119
Lung 1,439 11
Heart-Lung 52 0
Intestine 254 5
TOTAL 114,758 3,045
     

*As of May 3, 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