HC Deb 25 June 2002 vol 387 c857W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people had heart transplants in the United Kingdom in 2001. [63473]

Mr. Lammy

The total numbers of heart transplants performed in the United Kingdom in 2001 are listed in the table.

Cadaveric heart 156
Domino heart1 10
Heart/lung 32
Kidney/heart 4
Heart/liver 1
Liver and heart/lung 1
1 A "domino" transplant is when one person has both heart and lungs transplanted for lung disease and their original heart is transplanted into another person.

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