April 25th, 2013 | It’s one of the leading medical issues of our time: human donor organs are in extremely short supply, while nearly 20 Americans die daily waiting for a life-saving transplant. So, why aren’t more people giving the gift of life through organ donation? In many cases, family members aren’t even aware of the potential donor’s decision,… Continue Reading
According to data recently released by the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), Indiana University Health Transplant is among the top programs in the nation based on the number of transplants performed in 2010.
Our intestine transplants, pancreas transplants and pancreas/kidney transplants programs are ranked number one in the U.S. by volume. Overall, IU Health ranks fourth in the nation for total number of organs transplanted in 2010.
In addition, IU Health Transplant ranked number one in volume for pancreas transplants and intestine and multivisceral transplants, according to 2010 data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. To see a full list of our transplant outcomes for 2010, visit each specialty page or review our infographic summary.