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Number of transplants in Minas grows more than 52% in one year

In the first six months of 2012, the state recorded 1,561 transplants. Since 2006, total number of procedures increased 353%

 
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Minas Gerais held the first six months of this year 1,561 organ transplants, 52.4% more than the same period last year, when 1,024 such procedures were done in the state. The effective rate (effectively transplanted organs) was 40.1%, exceeding the target of 35% and the national average, which stood at 30.2%.

The uptake rate also increased. Rose from 10.1 in 2011 to 12.7 per million population (PMP), this year. Since June 2006 was a growth of 353% in the rate of organ transplants.

The cases of heart transplantation were the most recurrent and exceeded the national number of surgeries, from 1.1 to 1.8 PMP national average. The State also surpassed the national average in surgery for kidney transplants and pancreas with 28.5 and 27.7 versus 1.6 and 0.8 in the country, respectively.

Have a waiting list for corneal transplantation fell. In 2007 was 1540 patients is currently less than 180.

According to the coordinator of the Metropolitan MG Transplantation, Omar Lopes Cançado, the results are due to the actions of the Commissions of Intra-Hospital Organ and Tissue Donation for Transplantation (CIHDOTT), responsible for potential donors in the state.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Organ transplants    Minas Gerais    Effective rate    Capture rate    CIHDOTT   
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