12 000 people are waiting for an organ.
In 2009 1217 people donated their organs after their death.
Overall, in recent years carried out in Germany 4709 transplants, including kidney transplants in 2772, of which 600 were from living donors. On average, every day about eleven organs are transplanted. Most frequently in the kidney followed by liver and heart. Followed by the lung, pancreas and small intestine.
About 12 000 people in Germany are, buy kinah, still waiting for a donor organ. But only about fifteen percent of the population has an organ donor card.
They also help to save lives! Download the card simply visit: www.proorganspende.de; www.organspende-info.de www.dso.de or down or call the toll free hotline: 40 J0800/90 400th
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