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Multi Organ Transplant

Multi Organ Transplant

What is Multi Organ Transplant?

The method where the organ is taken from another living being in order to change the diseased organ by the healthy organ that functions perfectly. The transplanted organs are those organs that cannot be consider with the support of any medical drugs or with any type of surgeries. The various organs that can be transplanted are kidneys, intestine, lungs, pancreas, heart and liver. The various tissue that can be both transplanted and donated are bone marrow, skin, heart, middle ear, tendons and the valves.

Following organs can be transplanted –


Heart and Lungs ( both can be transplanted simultaneously)



Pancreas and Kidney (both can be transplanted simultaneously)



Organ Transplant Matching Process

Different factors in considering organ matching and allocation

Both logistical and medical component are thoroughly measured for an organ so as to circulate it to the best matched recipient candidate. The matching criterion consists of-

The relative distance between the recipient and the donor

The size of the organs needed and blood type

The time spent awaiting the transplant

Factors to be considered before organ matching

It is important to know whether the recipient is an adult or a child

The medical urgency of the recipient

The degree of the immune system matches between the recipient and donor

Organ Matching Process

First step is to donate an organ

Then the UNOS lists the potential recipients

The third step is to notify the transplant center about an available organ

Then the transplant team processes the organ for the recipient

The organ is either accepted or declined

Organ Transplant Waiting List

To be on the national waiting list, the patient is needed to visit at a transplant hospital. The physician will examine the patient carefully in order to determine the present situation of health and medical history and thereby conclusive that the patient is convincible enough to be recorded.

Organ Distribution Policy

The first step to circulate the organs locally and if there are no recipients then the organs are regionally allowed and finally they are nationally distributed. The reason is to place the organs of the donor.

Organ Donation Facts

The organ can be donated by-

Anyone above 18 years of age can become an organ donor

If the organ is donated after death, then a detailed medical assessment is done to decide which organ can be successfully donated.

The conditions that can exclude the organ donation are HIV, severe infections, kidney disease, heart disease and any type of Cancer.

Organ Donors

Both living and brain dead can be organ donors. The person who received damage either pathological or traumatic to that special part of the brain that controls the procedure of breathing and heartbeat, the person is announced as brain dead. The brain dead person is applicable for organ donation.

Living Donor : A living donor could be a family member like parents, brother or sister. A living donor can donate sustainable cells, fluid or tissues. The living donor can also provide small bowel, a partial donation of liver and a single kidney.

Deceased Donor (cadaveric) : These are those donors who are declared as brain dead and their organs are kept workable in ventilators till the time they can be used for transplantation.

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