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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.

A year of lifesaving milestones

Thanks to the selfless gift of organ donors and donor families, new all-time records were set for transplantation in 2022.

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One million transplants

Milestone reflects generosity of donors, dedication of donation and transplant community.

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Visual dashboards

OPTN matching function performance OPTN computer system metrics dashboard

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Tracks the speed of the OPTN computer system matching function, the monthly overall availability of the OPTN system and provides a summary of software implementations or unplanned system downtime that impacted the matching function. Data on this dashboard comes from a quarterly report provided to the OPTN Network Operations and Oversight Committee by the OPTN contractor.

OPTN computer system metrics

OPTN computer system Electronic data submission dashboard

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Provides insights on trends in integration between members’ computer systems and the OPTN computer system. Metrics include how often key transplant data is submitted to the OPTN system electronically versus entered manually.

Electronic data submission

National trends OPTN metrics dashboard

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Explore current and historic (since 1988) U.S. donation and transplant trends at national and regional levels. These dashboard visualizations present data involving donors, transplants, and patient and graft survival and show changes across time.

OPTN metrics

Measuring equity Access to transplant dashboard

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This dashboard displays data derived from an access to transplant score, or ATS. It monitors trends related to access to deceased donor transplants among active candidates on the waiting list in the U.S.

Equity in Access

Lung allocation monitor: OPTN system tracking

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What’s the latest lung data? Compare and evaluate pre-and post-policy changes in lung allocation as well as monthly trends, and filter for a variety of criteria.

Lung allocation
Waiting list candidates as of 06/20/2024
Program Name Count
All 103,950
Kidney 89,454
Pancreas 837
Kidney/Pancreas 2,170
Liver 9,596
Intestine 194
Heart 3,407
Lung 939
Heart/Lung 41
All candidates will be less than the sum due to candidates waiting for multiple organs
 
Transplants performed January - May 2024
Program Name Count
Total 20,076
Deceased Donor 17,170
Living Donor 2,906
Based on OPTN data as of 06/17/2024
 
Donors recovered January - May 2024
Program Name Count
Total 10,129
Deceased Donor 7,224
Living Donor 2,905
Based on OPTN data as of 06/17/2024

Build reports

To view data reports, first select the type of data you need:

National data

Includes the latest data about the status of U.S. organ donation and transplantation on a national level.

Regional data

Allows you to view the latest data about the status of U.S. organ donation and transplantation by region of center.

State data

Allows you to view the latest data about the status of U.S. organ donation and transplantation by state of center.

Center data

Includes current and historical information accumulated about individual transplant centers.

Advanced reporting

View the latest data about the status of U.S. organ donation and transplantation.

Request data

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Allocation calculators

To view data reports, first select the type of data you need:

CPRA -

Calculated panel reactive antibody (CPRA) calculator

The calculated panel reactive antibody (CPRA) calculator is used to evaluate candidates for kidney, pancreas and kidney/pancreas transplants.

EPTS -

Estimated post transplant survival (EPTS) score calculator

An estimated post transplant survival (EPTS) score is assigned to all adult candidates on the kidney waiting list. View EPTS mapping table archives.

KDPI -

Kidney donor profile index (KDPI) calculator

The kidney donor profile index (KDPI) calculator summarizes the risk of graft failure after kidney transplant. View KDPI mapping table archives.

Lung CAS -

Lung composite allocation score (CAS) calculator

This is a sample calculator to show how the lung Composite Allocation Score (lung CAS) is established. It uses the same formula that is used for the lung allocation policy that took effect March 9, 2023. 

MELD -

Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) calculator

The model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) calculator is used for liver allocation for adult transplant candidates.

PELD -

Pediatric end-stage liver disease (PELD) calculator

The pediatric end-stage liver disease (PELD) calculator is used for liver allocation for pediatric transplant candidates.