About Donation

Approximately 450,00 Americans needed a tissue transplant in 2019.

Bone

Bones from the arms and the legs are used for various types of transplantation such as vertebral discs, grafts, bone reconstruction and dental work.

Tendons

 

Tendons are most commonly used in sports related injuries such as ACL reconstruction. They are also used to attach bones and muscles and repair damaged joints.

Skin

Donated skin is used to treat burn victims and aid in breast reconstruction after mastectomies.

Over 100,000 skin grafts were performed in 2019.

Cardiac Tissue

 

Cardiac tissues are used for vein, artery and valve reconstruction.

Texas Donor Network

1706 E. Tyler Ave. Suite 9

Harlingen, Tx 78550

Tel:(855)496 - 2108

Fax:(956)496-2107

texasdonornetwork@txdn.org