Organ transplantation activity per million population in Portugal 2015-2017

Rate of organ transplantation activity per million population in Portugal from 2015 to 2017, by organ type

by Conor Stewart, last edited Jun 11, 2019
Organ transplantation activity per million population in Portugal 2015-2017 51.4 kidney transplants per million population were carried out in Portugal in 2017. The rate of kidney transplant procedures has climbed since 2015. Liver transplants were the second most carried out transplant procedure in Portugal in 2017 at 25.1 per million, although this is a decrease from the previous year.
Waiting list in Portugal

There were approximately 2.4 thousand patients waiting for a kidney transplant in Portugal in 2017, while in 2015 there were over three thousand patients active on the waiting list. Additionally, the number of patients waiting on procedures for other organs has dropped since 2015.

Activity compared to Europe

Compared to the rest of the EU countries, Portugal had a fairly high rate of kidney transplants. Additionally, Portugal had a high rate of liver transplant procedures in 2017, with only Croatia, Spain and Belgium having a higher rate of procedures in this year.
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Rate of organ transplantation activity per million population in Portugal from 2015 to 2017, by organ type

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201520162017
Kidney46.948.451.4
Liver24.226.425.1
Heart4.94.14.5
Pancreas2.62.42.6
Lung1.52.53.3
Small bowel000
201520162017
Kidney46.948.451.4
Liver24.226.425.1
Heart4.94.14.5
Pancreas2.62.42.6
Lung1.52.53.3
Small bowel000
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by Conor Stewart, last edited Jun 11, 2019
51.4 kidney transplants per million population were carried out in Portugal in 2017. The rate of kidney transplant procedures has climbed since 2015. Liver transplants were the second most carried out transplant procedure in Portugal in 2017 at 25.1 per million, although this is a decrease from the previous year.
Waiting list in Portugal

There were approximately 2.4 thousand patients waiting for a kidney transplant in Portugal in 2017, while in 2015 there were over three thousand patients active on the waiting list. Additionally, the number of patients waiting on procedures for other organs has dropped since 2015.

Activity compared to Europe

Compared to the rest of the EU countries, Portugal had a fairly high rate of kidney transplants. Additionally, Portugal had a high rate of liver transplant procedures in 2017, with only Croatia, Spain and Belgium having a higher rate of procedures in this year.
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