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donation & transplantation - about transplantation
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History *
Scientists and researchers pioneered the first transplant procedures in the 18th century. Read about the history of transplantation, and the many medical breakthroughs in organ transplantation since.

Donor Matching System *
Matching is the key to connecting individuals waiting for a lifesaving transplant with compatible donor organs.

Transplant Process *
A successful organ transplant requires the coordination of multiple transplant organizations, medical professionals, and complex logistics.

Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Project *
Kidney paired donation (KPD) is an option for patients waiting for a kidney transplant, and who have a willing living donor.