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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 7:07am
Program Name Count
All 112,718
Kidney 94,841
Pancreas 874
Kidney/Pancreas 1,759
Liver 12,737
Intestine 240
Heart 3,650
Lung 1,278
Heart/Lung 52
All candidates will be less than the sum due to candidates waiting for multiple organs
 
Transplants performed January - February 2020
Program Name Count
Total 6,808
Deceased Donor 5,640
Living Donor 1,168
Based on OPTN data as of 04/02/2020
 
Donors recovered January - February 2020
Program Name Count
Total 3,314
Deceased Donor 2,153
Living Donor 1,161
Based on OPTN data as of 04/02/2020