History of the transplant activities in Slovenia

Since 1951

transplantation of skin, firstly from the living than mostly from cadaveric donors

1952

establishment of the Bank of Bone Tissues

1969

Establishment of the national histocompatibility laboratory

1970

First living related kidney transplantation

1970

First cornea transplantation

1974

Establishement of the Bank of Slin Tissues

1985

First transplant law

1986

First protocol on brain death determination

1986

First cadaveric kidney explantation and transplantation

1989

First transplantation of bone marrow

1990

First  heart  transplantation

1990

First pancreas transplantation

1991

Establishement of Slovenija-Donor – Slovenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry

1995

First liver transplantation

1998

Establishement of the National Transplant Network

1998

Twinning agreement with Vienna

2000

New transplant law

2000

Joining Eurotransplant

2001

New brain death protocol

2002

Official opening of Slovenia Transplant

2002

First transplantation of bone marrow from an unrelated bone marrow donor

2003

First lung transplantation