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What is the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR)?

The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) is a database which keeps track of statistical information regarding organ transplants. 
The SRTR maintains data on each facet of the transplantation and donation process that the registry collects from hospitals, local Organ Procurement Organizations and the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. Researchers, analysts, policy-makers and doctors use this information to set priorities and seek improvements in the organ donation process. Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., maintains the database.

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