Tag: Organ Procurement and transplantation Network

Best Heart Transplant Centers And Cardiology Centers

Best Heart Transplant Centers And Cardiology Centers

US Health News publishes an annual report evaluating the nation’s hospitals in a number of specialties, including cardiology and specialties like Heart Transplantation.

| June 10, 2012 | 5 Comments
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Who Gets A Heart Transplant

Who Gets A Heart Transplant

It is only natural to think about how and when you will receive a heart transplant. This article may help you understand the wait.

| March 7, 2012 | 4 Comments
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New Wait List Statistics

New Wait List Statistics

As of August 31st, 2011, there are 121,264 patients on wait lists at U.S. Transplant Centers.  Of those 121,264 patients, 3,202 persons are awaiting heart transplants while an additional 69 patients are awaiting a heart/lung transplant. The majority of wait listed patients (95,531) patients are awaiting a kidney transplant and another 16.952 patients are awaiting […]

| August 31, 2011 | 4 Comments
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Waiting For Your Heart Transplant

Waiting For Your Heart Transplant

According to the OPTN – UNOS website, as of 12-07-10: * There are 3,206 persons waiting for a heart transplant tonight. * As of 12-07-10, 1,569 heart transplants have been performed. * In Florida, there are 132 persons awaiting heart transplantation. * In New York State, there are 320 persons waiting for a heart transplant. […]

| December 7, 2010 | 2 Comments
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OPTN and UNOS – What They Do

OPTN and UNOS – What They Do

When patients meet the transplant center’s criteria and are accepted for transplantation, all their data is submitted to the United Network For Organ Sharing (UNOS). UNOS has been the administrative arm of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) since inception on September 30, 1986.

| March 12, 2010 | 0 Comments
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Lifelink Foundation

Lifelink Foundation

The LifeLink Foundation– Transplantation At Its Best

| March 4, 2010 | 2 Comments
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