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Living and deceased kidney transplants in Italy 2007-2019

Overall, the number of kidney transplants from living and deceased donors increased in Italy. More specifically, between 2007 and 2019, the number of kidney transplants from deceased donors grew from 1,585 to 1,797 procedures. During the same period, the number of transplants involving living donors increased from 112 to 340 procedures.

Kidney transplant waiting list

On the other hand, the number of patients active on the kidney transplant waiting list oscillated over time. It peaked in 2015, when 6,952 patients needed a kidney transplant. Thereafter, the number of patients waiting for a kidney gradually decreased. However, in 2019, kidney still was the most demanded organ for transplants.

Organ donation

In general, the number of organ donors considerably increased in Italy. As a matter of fact, in 2002 there were 1,105 organ donors in the country, whereas in 2019 the number achieved 1,743 donors. The same thing can be said about the number of organ transplants. In Italy, organ donation is regulated by the principle of explicit consent or dissent. The consent to donate organs can be expressed concurrently with the act of renewal of the identity document.  

Number of living and deceased kidney transplants in Italy from 2007 to 2019

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