Number of Lung Transplants Per Year
How many lung transplants are performed each year?
Estimates based on data provided by the Global Observatory on Donation & Transplantation suggest that an average of 3,200 lung transplants are performed world-wide each year. The United States is the top country with regard to the number of lung transplants: 1,500 per year, on average. Overall, lung transplants represent 3% of all organ transplants performed each year.