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Data

The OPTN's secure transplant information database contains all national data on the candidate waiting list, organ donation and matching, and transplantation. This system is critical in helping organ transplant institutions match waiting candidates with donated organs. Institutions also rely on the database to manage time-sensitive, life-critical data of all candidates, before and after their transplants.

The OPTN Equity in Access to Transplant Dashboard monitors system-level and factor-level trends related to access to deceased donor transplants among candidates on the waiting list for an organ transplant in the United States. The OPTN strategic plan prioritizes providing equity in access to transplants.

The measures shown in this dashboard are derived from an access to transplant score, or ATS. The ATS summarizes into a single number a candidate’s relative likelihood of receiving a deceased donor transplant. Learn more about equity and access to transplant scores in the 2017 Report on Equity in Access.

View the Equity in Access dashboard
Waiting list candidates as of today 4:55pm
Program Name Count
All 112,258
Kidney 94,385
Pancreas 862
Kidney/Pancreas 1,736
Liver 12,689
Intestine 235
Heart 3,678
Lung 1,294
Heart/Lung 48
All candidates will be less than the sum due to candidates waiting for multiple organs
 
Transplants performed January - January 2020
Program Name Count
Total 3,363
Deceased Donor 2,744
Living Donor 619
Based on OPTN data as of 02/27/2020
 
Donors recovered January - January 2020
Program Name Count
Total 1,680
Deceased Donor 1,067
Living Donor 613
Based on OPTN data as of 02/27/2020