Pediatric solid organ transplantation can offer a child the opportunity to have a normal childhood and grow up to live a happy, productive life. Many people do not understand just how complex solid organ transplant is for both the patient and their care team. Learn about pediatric solid organ transplant, how it gives kids a second chance, and how you can help support Solid Organ Transplant at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
According to the U.S. Website for Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation, 77 people receive an organ transplant each day, but 19 people die each day waiting for an organ donation. The National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 made it illegal to buy or sell organs in the U.S., but with so many people in need and dying for lack of supply, organ trafficking is on the rise. We’re not telling you to fly to Turkey and sell your kidneys, but this infographic provides some interesting data...
The United States of organ donors. A great #Infograph about #OrganDonation and any information you would want to know about becoming an organ donor or the #facts. For more information about organ donation facts: http://www.donatelifevt.org/organ-donation-facts
Afraid of organ transplant? Organ transplants are fairly common these days thanks to medical discoveries, drugs and experience, organ transplant patients have a much higher survival rate! So, what are u waiting for?