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Tissue Donation

Tissue Donation

Like organ and corneal transplants, our ability to provide tissue for transplantation depends on the generosity of donor families. 1 in 20 Americans will require some type of tissue transplant each year. More than 1 million tissue transplant surgeries are performed every year in the U.S. Donated tissue has many uses and can be lifesaving to those who receive transplants.

Common Uses: Rebuild bones damaged by injury or disease, Jaw reconstruction

Tendons and Ligaments
Common Uses: Repair knee and ankle injuries

Heart Valves
Common Uses: Lifesaving surgeries for children with damaged valves and adults with heart disease

Veins and Arteries
Common Uses: Heart bypass surgery, restore blood flow to prevent amputation

Common Uses: Heal burns, reconstructive surgery after mastectomy



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