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What is Transplants?

What is Transplants?

  • Transplants: The transplantation of any tissue into an individual.
  • Transplants: (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Transplants: Introduction

Types of Transplants:

Broader types of Transplants:

How many people get Transplants?

Incidence (annual) of Transplants: more than 19,000 transplants annually in USA (NIAID)
Incidence Rate of Transplants: approx 1 in 14,315 or 0.01% or 19,000 people in USA [about data]
Prevalance of Transplants: Each year more than 19,000 transplants are performed in the United States. (Source: excerpt from Stories of Discovery Immune Tolerance Improving Transplantation Success: NIAID)

How serious is Transplants?

Complications of Transplants: see complications of Transplants

What causes Transplants?

Causes of Transplants: see causes of Transplants

What are the symptoms of Transplants?

Symptoms of Transplants: see symptoms of Transplants

Complications of Transplants: see complications of Transplants

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Transplants: Transplant Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Transplants.
Treatments for Transplants: see treatments for Transplants
Research for Transplants: see research for Transplants

Society issues for Transplants


Hospitalization statistics for Transplants: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Transplants:

  • 0.02% (2,530) of hospital consultant episodes were for failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital consultant episodes for failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Transplants

Main name of condition: Transplants

Other names or spellings for Transplants:

Graft
Source - WordNet 2.1

Transplants: Related Conditions

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