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Organs are transplanted to replace a failing organ with a healthy organ. Not all organs can be transplanted. The organs most frequently transplanted include the kidney, liver, heart, pancreas, lung and small intestine. Healthy organs are from people who belong to the NHS Organ Donor Register, a national and confidential database for those people who wish to donate their organs after their death. Live organ donations frequently involve one family member donating an organ to another family member. Kidney donations are often made from living donors because a healthy person can live normally with only one working kidney. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about how organ transplants are done, who is eligible for a transplant, how to recover following organ transplant surgery and much more.

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