The current progress of the development of organ donation program in China
It has been 10 years since China launched the pilot program of voluntary deceased organ donation. The annual number of deceased organ donation has increased from 34 in 2010 to 5818 in 2019, making China the second largest country of organ donation and transplantation in the world. This paper reviews the milestones events and the practice of organ donation in China over the last decade. Also explained is the pathway towards sustainable development of organ donation in line with international ethical principles and with Chinese characteristics so as to achieve self-sufficiency in organ transplantation.
organ donation, organ transplantation, organ procurement organization, ICU, coordinator, quality management and control system
Current Status and future perspective in lung transplantation in China
Lung transplantation in China has been developing for over 40 years. Since 2015, which was a novel start and milestone for transplant affairs in China, the pace of transplant volume and comparable quality of care for lung transplant recipients have increased noticeably. We reviewed the advancement of lung transplantation programs in China, further inspire the development and cooperation in the field of lung transplantation.
lung transplantation, China, organ donation
Present status of organ donation and organ transplantation in Japan
Japan has a long history of organ transplantation, but the Law on Organ Transplantation, which stipulates brain death, was not enacted until 1997, and the number of brain death donors has not increased since then. The majority of organ transplantations are living organ transplantations. Clinical outcomes in living organ transplantation and cadaveric organ transplantation are extremely good and are among the best in the world.
transplantation, donor, organ, Japan
Current situation of lung transplantation in Japan
The first lung transplant with long-term survival in the world was successfully performed in 1983. Since then, lung transplantation has become the last treatment option for end-stage respiratory failure worldwide. In Japan, the fi rst successful lung transplant was performed with long-term survival in 1998. Since then, more than 800 lung transplants have been performed with favorable outcomes. The current situation of lung transplantation in Japan was described in this article.
ex vivo lung perfusion, living-donor lobar lung transplantation, lung transplantation
|あとがき||広報委員会委員 李 小康|