Transplants

Health written question – answered am ar 22 Chwefror 2005.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr John Hume Mr John Hume Social Democratic and Labour Party, Foyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people have been assessed and accepted for (a) heart, (b) lung and (c) heart and lung transplant waiting lists in each of the last three years; how many have received transplants; and how many have died while waiting for transplantation.

Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton The Minister of State, Department of Health

The number of people assessed and accepted for heart, lung and heart and lung transplant waiting lists in each of the last three years; the number who have received transplants; and the number who have died while waiting for transplantation is shown in the tables.

Registrations for a heart transplant, 2002–04, United Kingdom, by year of registration and outcome(26)of that registration
Year of registration
2002 2003 2004
Outcome(26) Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Still listed 17 9 35 17 53 37
Transplanted 136 71 123 59 80 56
Died 12 6 16 8 7 5
Removed 27 14 34 16 4 3
Total 192 (100) 208 (100) 144 (100)
Registrations for a lung transplant, 2002–04, United Kingdom, by year of registration and outcome(26)of that registration
Year of registration
2002 2003 2004
Outcome(26) Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Still listed 60 32 65 37 107 63
Transplanted 89 47 78 44 45 26
Died 32 17 27 15 16 9
Removed 8 4 6 3 2 1
Total 189 (100) 176 (100) 170 (100)
Registrations for a heart/lung transplant, 2002–04, United Kingdom, by year of registration and outcome(26)of that registration
Year of registration
2002 2003 2004
Outcome(26) Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Still listed 9 21 9 22 19 70
Transplanted 19 45 20 50 7 26
Died 12 29 11 27 1 4
Removed 2 5 0 0
Total 42 (100) 40 (100) 27 (100)

(26)As at 10 January 2005.

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