Thursday, January 25, 2007


Sometime between about 5 and 7 pm, I got my 1,000th visit on the blog.

Thank you. This project is something that I hope will help thousands of people. With that in mind, let's look at the numbers for the week.

Waiting list candidates as of today 6:23am
All 94,789
Kidney 69,771
Pancreas 1,746
Kidney/Pancreas 2,396
Liver 16,952
Intestine 234
Heart 2,850
Lung 2,848
Heart/Lung 135
All candidates will be less than the sum due to candidates waiting for multiple organs

Transplants performed January - October 2006
Total 24,444
Deceased Donor 18,791
Living Donor 5,653
Based on OPTN data as of 01/19/2007

Donors recovered January - October 2006
Total 12,400
Deceased Donor 6,750
Living Donor 5,650
Based on OPTN data as of 01/19/2007

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