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EUROPEAN DATA ON...

             ORGAN DONATION


                    TRANSPLANTATION






          EUROPEAN LIVER TRANSPLANTATION 2016                       EUROPEAN LUNG TRANSPLANTATION 2016
                      PER MILLION OF POPULATION                             PER MILLION OF POPULATION



                                                              3rd Ireland









         15th Ireland

                                                                                           LUNG TRANSPLANTATION
                                        LIVER TRANSPLANTATION                        Ireland’s lung transplant rate
                                       Ireland is in 15th place
                                         for the second year                           is exceptional. We are 3rd
                                        running. Croatia and                      again in Europe, topped by two
                                    Portugal have double our                      countries, Austria and Belgium,
                                 PMP rate and, like ourselves,                    which both transplant lungs for
                                   they do not consider using                     many other countries. Nowhere
                                living kidney donors but 17 of                    else in these data reports do we
                                  the 31 countries now do so.                       enjoy a ranking above Spain.






              EUROPEAN HEART TRANSPLANTATION 2016                 EUROPEAN PANCREAS TRANSPLANTATION 2016
                      PER MILLION OF POPULATION                             PER MILLION OF POPULATION
















                                    HEART TRANSPLANTATION                               PANCREAS TRANSPLANTATION
                                       Ireland consistently
                              is around 20th place. and are                                 19 EU countries are
                                21st this time as a result of                         transplanting pancreas and
                                  15 transplants. Slovenia,                          we will rejoin this chart next
         21st Ireland
                                 always first, with just over                         year, be it at the lower end.
                             2 million people, had 31 heart                         Finland, a country with a low
                             transplants. Norway’s numbers                       rate of diabetes, were 14th place
                           collapsed in 2016. Nearly always                   in 2012 and now enjoy the top spot,
                               in the top-6 they are now in                     replacing Norway who headed the
                                             17th place.                                chart for a 5 year period.







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