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Organ & Tissue Donation: An Opportunity to Make A Difference. Ray Gabel, BA Community Educator Midwest Transplant Network. Midwest Transplant Network Services. Organ Donation/Referral Tissue Donation/Referrals Professional Education Community Education Donor Family Aftercare

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Organ tissue donation an opportunity to make a difference

Organ & Tissue Donation:An Opportunity to Make A Difference

Ray Gabel, BA

Community Educator

Midwest Transplant Network


Midwest transplant network services
Midwest Transplant Network Services

  • Organ Donation/Referral

  • Tissue Donation/Referrals

  • Professional Education

  • Community Education

  • Donor Family Aftercare

  • Transplant Team Fly out/support

Headquarters

Satellite Offices


Distribution of organs
Distribution of Organs

  • United Network for Organ Sharing

    • LocalRegionalNational

  • Blood type

  • Height and weight

  • Status: “How sick is the patient?”

  • Length of waiting time

  • HLA matching (kidney and pancreas)


Fact . . .

  • Over 102,000 men, women, and children in the United States are currently awaiting a life-saving organ transplant.

  • Nearly 3,000 of them live in the Kansas-Missouri area.

  • In 2008 there were approximately 8,000 deceased organ donors and 6,308 living donors resulting in 28,355 organ transplants.

  • In 2008, there were approximately 30,000 tissue donors.

  • Approximately 750,000 tissue transplants are performed annually.

Source: UNOS, Coalition on Donation


The other waiting list
The “Other” Waiting List

  • 26 Million asthma suffers

  • 3 Million with emphysema

  • 17 Million diabetics

  • 12 Million with heart disease

  • 30,000 Children and adults with CF

  • 20 Million with arthritis

  • 10 Million with osteoarthritis (80% women) Source: IIAM 2006


Fact . . .

  • Every 11 minutes a new name is added to the national waiting list.

  • An average of 18 people die each day in this country because an organ donor did not become available in time.

  • 12% of the U.S. population is African American, 35% of patients awaiting kidney transplants are African American

Source: UNOS, Coalition on Donation, NKF


Distribution of organs1
Distribution of Organs

  • United Network for Organ Sharing

    • LocalRegionalNational

  • Blood type

  • Height and weight

  • Status: “How sick is the patient?”

  • Length of waiting time

  • HLA matching (kidney and pancreas)


Fact . . .

  • Over 102,000 men, women, and children in the United States are currently awaiting a life-saving organ transplant.

  • Nearly 3,000 of them live in the Kansas-Missouri area.

  • In 2008 there were approximately 8,000 deceased organ donors and 6,308 living donors resulting in 28,355 organ transplants.

  • In 2008, there were approximately 30,000 tissue donors.

  • Approximately 750,000 tissue transplants are performed annually.

Source: UNOS, Coalition on Donation


The other waiting list1
The “Other” Waiting List

  • 26 Million asthma suffers

  • 3 Million with emphysema

  • 17 Million diabetics

  • 12 Million with heart disease

  • 30,000 Children and adults with CF

  • 20 Million with arthritis

  • 10 Million with osteoarthritis (80% women) Source: IIAM 2006




Fact . . .

  • One organ and tissue donor can help more than 50 people.


Lung transplant waiting list
Lung Transplant Waiting List

  • 12% death rate per year

  • 40-50% of those identified as suitable transplant canidates will die from underlying disease before suitable organ is available

  • 2 deaths occur on the waiting list for every 3 patients transplanted



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