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  • Importance of Tissue Donation
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  • Requirements for Tissue Donation
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Importance of Tissue Donation

We need your participation in tissue donation.

Tissue donations out of million people is up to 100 cases in USA, 59 cases in Spain, and 30 cases in France, while only 5 cases in Korea; thus we are in deficiency of allografts for medical use, which causes nationwide a lot of cost (scores of billion won) and problems in medical care of people who need tissue transplantation.

Import of Human Tissue Grafts Import from abroad 73.7% Domestic production 26.3% Donors per one million people USA 100 people Spain 59 people France 30 people Austrailia 20 people Korea 4.7 people USA - AATB, Spain - ONT, France - ABM, Austrailia - Donate Life, Korea ? KONOS, 2011

It is required to establish self-sufficing production of allografts, because of

Current situation depending on importation to satisfy the needs of allografts.Increase of economic burdens of patients who need tissue transplantation.Possibility of troubles in stable supply of allografts in case of disaster.

It is essential to stabilize safe supply of allografts.

Exporting countries of allografts are inclined to ship abroad the rest of allografts after sufficing their needs, which means there is a chance of impaired safety of products(because of impossibility to trace back their origins).