The first quarter of 2021 concluded with the NKR setting a new monthly record of 105 transplants facilitated in March, surpassing the previous high of 91. As we go to press with this report, we have facilitated over 100 transplants in April, marking our first two months over 100. On the heels of the first … Read More
2020 was a challenging year, with U.S. living donor transplants down 24% and NKR facilitated transplants down 9%. The NKR returned to a growth footing in the second half of 2020, facilitating 423 transplants, compared to 418 transplants facilitated during the same period of 2019.
Starting in June, NKR activity returned to pre-pandemic levels with October setting a record for the most KPD transplants in a single month. As our volumes continue to grow, patient wait times continue to drop.
Living donor transplant activity was down in the second quarter due to the pandemic. NKR-facilitated transplants dropped to about 50% of their normal rate in March and May, and dropped to near zero in April. NKR volumes have returned to pre-pandemic levels in June and July despite many transplant centers still operating at reduced KPD … Read More
The first quarter started with significant volume growth over the prior year, but NKR transplants dropped to zero after March 18th due to the pandemic. With only two transplants facilitated in April and approximately 40 transplants scheduled for May, we are experiencing a historic disruption in KPD transplants.
We are pleased to report strong growth with 760 KPD transplants facilitated in 2019, an increase of 22% or 141 KPD transplants over the prior year. NKR facilitated transplants continue to demonstrate better outcomes (statistically significant) at 3, 5 and 7 years.
We are pleased to report that 559 KPD transplants have been facilitated through the National Kidney Registry in the first three quarters of 2019. This is up 18% over the same time period last year and puts us on track to facilitate 750 transplants by the end of the year.
We are pleased to report a strong first half, with 352 KPD transplants facilitated–9% more than were completed during the same period last year. Our DASH platform has reached a run rate of over 40,000 donor contacts per year, representing a 60% year-over-year growth rate.
We are pleased to report a strong start to 2019, with 158 KPD transplants facilitated in the first quarter, including four patients with cPRAs greater than 99%. One of these patients, with a 99.8% cPRA, had been waiting in the NKR for over six years. Currently, we have 18 patients with wait times greater than … Read More
We are pleased to report strong growth this year with 619 KPD transplants facilitated in 2018, up from 462 transplants in 2017, driving a year over year growth rate of 34%. Additionally, in 2018 we surpassed the 3,000 transplant program-to-date milestone.