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  • Bringing Others A Second Chance: The Pennsylvania Perspective presented by Serving western PennsylvaniaServing eastern Pennsylvania
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  • 2 of 59 federally designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs) Among most established in country, helping more than half million people through donation and transplantation Not-for-profit agencies All hospitals in Pennsylvania 19 organ transplant hospitals Who Are We?
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  • What Do We Do? Donor family support Public and professional education Donor identification and coordination Donor management and recovery Organ and corneal placement
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  • At A Glimpse More than 87,000 people are awaiting organ transplants; thousands more in need of tissue and corneal transplants 4,000 people are awaiting organ transplant through the Pennsylvania programs Every 12 minutes, someone is added to the organ transplant waiting list
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  • Pennsylvania-based OPOs 2000 Activity Population =15.6 Million 298 30.4/45 154 27.5/37.9 Total Donors = 452 Donors per million = 25.4 Kidneys Tx per million = 41.5 Philadelphia - Gift of Life Pittsburgh - CORE
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  • U.S. Organ Procurement &Transplantation Structure 59Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO)59Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO) non-profit, federally designated, report to HCFA 272 Medical Institutions w/Txp Programs272 Medical Institutions w/Txp Programs United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) 2001 U.S. Donation & Transplantation Data:2001 U.S. Donation & Transplantation Data: deceased organ donors 6,081 living organ donors 6,499 U.S. transplants performed - 22,854
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  • What UNOS Does Facilitates organ matching Manages Waiting List - establishes candidate wait list criteria Matches donated organs to patients via 24- hour Organ Center/computer Establishes allocation policies Establishes criteria for transplant centers Maintains data on all donors & Txs. Supports OPOs by educating national healthcare associations & societies
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  • UNOS Regional Map
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  • Physicians and nurses wont save me. I dont want my body mutilated. My family will have to pay for donation. I wont be able to have an open casket. My religion doesnt support donation. Im too old/sick to donate. Only the wealthy receive transplants. I came into this world with my organs, Im leaving with them! Donation and transplantation are for others to worry about; not my family Myths & Misconceptions
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  • United States Patient Waiting List May 2004 52,772 Kidney 17,520 Liver 4,163 Heart 3,799 Lung 2,520 Kidney/Pancreas 1,311 Pancreas 301 Pancreas Islet Cell 209 Heart/Lung 193 Intestine 87,000 Total Patients Waiting Source: UNOS
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  • National Data Waiting List Vs. Transplant Recipients 14,734 18,648 33,014 86,851 Source: Based on OPTN data. Waiting list based on registrations
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  • W aiting List Vs. Transplant Recipients 14,734 18,648 33,014 86,851 Source: Based on OPTN data. Waiting list based on registrations 4461 Nationally GLDP Region
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  • National Deaths Waiting for a Transplant 2003 Source: Based on OPTN data as of April 9, 2004
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  • National Waiting List Demographics Children