Transplant News stories from January, 2015

Spain breaks its own transplant record

By ELENA G. SEVILLANO

Spain continues to hold its place as the global leader in the number of organ transplants conducted, according to new figures released on Tuesday.

The National Transplants Organization (ONT) reported that in 2014 Spain once again broke its own record after carrying out a total 4,360 transplants.

*In one 24-hour period, on February 20, a record 45 transplants took place in 22 hospitals in 11 regions across Spain.

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