Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from
a donor site to another location on the person's own body, to replace the ...
When you have an organ transplant, doctors remove an organ from another
person and place it in your body. Read about the common organ transplants.
Learn about the process of organ transplantation, from getting on the waiting list
and the organ matching process to transplant rejection.
Official government website for organ donation, transplants, and registration from
the Division of Transplantation, HRSA, Dept. of HHS.
The OPTN is operated under contract with the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human
Services by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). This Web site ...
Researchers experimented with organ transplantation on animals and humans in
the 18th century. There were many failures over the years, but by the mid-20th ...
Organ transplantation is often the only treatment for end state organ failure, such
as liver and heart failure. Although end stage renal disease patients can be ...
Learn about the history of organ transplants and donation including the first
organ transplant! The Donor Network provides a timeline of important events.
Learn about organ and tissue transplants from the New York Organ Donor
Network. Find the facts and share your knowledge of transplantation with others!
Today, most organ transplants are relatively safe procedures. Learn about living
and cadaverous organ donors and how organs are matched to recipients.