Organ/Tissue Donation and Registry


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Registry Numbers

  • On average, 22 people die each day while waiting for a transplant
  • Every 10 minutes, someone is added to the national transplant waiting list
  • Missouri Registry Total: 3,444,316 (10.8.15)
  • National Waitlist Totals: 122,525 (9.9.15)
  • Kidney: 1,171 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Kidney/Pancreas: 13 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Pancreas: 5 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Liver: 186 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Heart: 71 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Lung: 28 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Heart/Lung: 2 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Intestine: 2 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Any Organ: 1,462 - MO Waitlist (8.31.15)
  • Total number of patients in all organ types is less than the sum of the organs
    due to patients listed for multiple organs. Source-Based on OPTN data as of August 1, 2015


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