Organ Transplantation Resources
At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, we can help you learn more about organ transplantation.
Helpful resources include:
The American Liver Foundation is a national, voluntary nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research, education and support groups.
This is an online community for living donors, potential donors, their families and the medical community.
The vision of the National Kidney Foundation is to enhance the lives of everyone living with, at risk for or affected by kidney disease.
The National Foundation for Transplant assists transplant candidates and recipients with the cost of transplant care when insurance or government programs do not cover all costs.
New England Donor Services coordinates organ donations through the New England Organ Bank (NEOB), which is the oldest independent organ bank in the country. It is the federally-designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for the New England states.
The Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) maintains the only national patient waiting list and features the most comprehensive data available in any single field of medicine.
This organization provides transplantation and organ donation information and resources for transplant recipients, their families and donor families.
This site provides references and other information about transplantation and donation.
The UNOS site is dedicated to patients in need of transplants, as well as their families.