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Number of Lung Transplants Per Year

How many lung transplants are performed each year?

3,200.

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.

This fact is verified on : June 12, 2010.





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