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AN AVERAGE OF 18 PEOPLE DIE EACH DAY WAITING FOR A LIFE-SAVING TRANSPLANT.

Last year, over 28,000 lives in the United States were saved through organ transplants. However, over 79,000 people, including over 1,400 Indiana residents, are currently waiting for life-saving organ transplants. Sadly, due to the critical shortage of organs, many of these people will not get a second chance at life.

EVERY 10 MINUTES, ANOTHER MAN, WOMAN OR CHILD IS ADDED TO THE TRANSPLANT WAITING LIST.


TRANSPLANT WAITING LIST:

  U.S. Indiana
Heart 4,241 39
Heart/Lung 43 0
Lung 1,592 9
Liver 15,763 65
Kidney 109,404 1,279
Kidney/Pancreas 2,065 29
Pancreas 1,063 20
Intestine 244 6
Total Patients* 134,415 1,447

U.S.statistics updated 6.25.15, Indiana statistics updated 6.25.15
For the latest donation and transplantation data, visit the UNOS Website.

NOTE: UNOS/OPTN policies allow patients to be listed with more than one transplant center (multiple-listing), thus the number of registrations is greater than the actual number of patients.
*Some patients are waiting for more than one organ, therefore the total number of patients is less than the sum of patients waiting for each organ.
**Some organs are not suitable for transplantation due to disease or damage.

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