More organ donations carried out in 2012
Thursday 17 January 2013
The number of people undergoing organ transplants in the Netherlands went up last year, in what is hopefully ‘the start of a long-lasting trend’, the Dutch transplant foundation said on Friday.
Last year 1,225 people received a donor organ, up 9% on 2011. Organs were donated by 251 people who had died and 488 live donors.
On January 1, 1,286 people were on the waiting list for an organ, slightly down on a year ago.
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