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Since our first kidney transplant in 1973, almost 6,000 transplants have been done at LHSC:
Previously, the Multi-Organ Transplant Program performed lung, heart-lung, and bowel transplants. Although we no longer provide these types of transplants, the information is provided here as a cumulative list of the total transplants done.
The London region continues to have a high organ donation rate (number of donors per million population), well above the Canadian average and rivalling the top countries (source: www.tpm.org):
Currently, 1,593 patients are waiting for an organ transplant in Ontario.
During 2017, 1,269 organ transplants were done:
For more information about Ontario statistics, visit Trillium Gift of Life Network, Public Reporting.
During 2017, 2,979 organ transplants were done. Unfortunately, another 4,333 Canadians remained on the waiting list.
For further information about Canadian statistics, visit the Canadian Organ Replacement Register.