Number of Kidney Transplants per year

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How many kidney transplants are performed each year?

65,500.

According to statistics issued by the Global Observatory on Donation & Transplantation, an average of 65,500 kidney transplants are performed around the world each year, which constitutes nearly 70% of solid organ transplants performed world-wide. The rate of living donors against deceased donors varies substantially from one country to another; still, living donors represented over 60% of kidney transplants in 2006.

 

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