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Liver Donor Living Donor Risks OPTN Transplant Wait List

Live Liver Donors Placed on Transplant Wait List

Below is official OPTN data of living liver donors who have, subsequent to their donation, been placed on the deceased organ transplant list in need of a new liver.

What the chart doesn’t include is the total number of living liver donors in the US during that particular year. Here you go:

1999: 257

2000: 406

2001: 524

2002: 363  <- two high profile deaths this year: Mike Hurewitz and Danny Boone

2003: 322

2004: 323:

2005: 323

2006: 288

2007: 266

2008: 249

2009: 219

2010: 282 <- two more high profile deaths: Ryan Arnold and Paul Hawks

 

 

 

N

%

Year of Donation

1

16.7

1999
2001

2

33.3

2002

1

16.7

2007

1

16.7

2008

1

16.7

Total

6

100.0

Year Listed

1

16.7

1999
2001

2

33.3

2007

1

16.7

2008

1

16.7

2010

1

16.7

Total

6

100.0

Days From Donation to Listing

1

16.7

2
5

1

16.7

7

1

16.7

8

1

16.7

20

1

16.7

2787

1

16.7

Total

6

100.0

Waiting List Removal Reason

1

16.7

Still Waiting
Deceased Donor tx, removed by tx center

3

50.0

Died

1

16.7

Cand. condition improved, tx not needed

1

16.7

Total

6

100.0

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