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Table 3 Hospitals performing the minimum volume regulation liver transplantation and official number of liver transplantation centres in 2004

From: Evaluating compulsory minimum volume standards in Germany: how many hospitals were compliant in 2004?

German states MV* hospitals km2/MV hospitals MV hospitals, standard achieved Number of cases in MV hospitals with standard NOT achieved Transplan-tation centres (DSO**)
Baden-Württemberg 20 1788 11 55% 34 7% 2
Bavaria 13 5427 9 69% 24 5% 5
Berlin 6 149 3 50% 18 4% 1
Brandenburg 3 9826 1 33% 8 26% 0
Bremen 2 202 2 100% 0 0% 0
Hamburg 4 189 3 75% 1 0% 1
Hesse 5 4223 4 80% 9 6% 1
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 3 7726 2 67% 6 12% 1
Lower Saxony 4 11905 2 50% 4 3% 2
North Rhine-Westphalia 51 668 22 43% 100 12% 4
Rhineland-Palatinate 2 9927 1 50% 3 2% 1
Saarland 2 1285 1 50% 5 5% 1
Saxony 8 2302 4 50% 8 7% 1
Saxony-Anhalt 2 11223 1 50% 2 2% 1
Schleswig-Holstein 4 3941 3 75% 3 3% 1
Thuringia 3 5391 1 33% 16 14% 1
Germany total 132 2.704 70 53% 241 7% 23
  1. * Minimum volume
  2. ** German foundation for organ transplantation