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Table 4 Hospitals performing the minimum volume regulation kidney transplantation and official number of kidney 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 Transplantation centres (DSO**)
Baden-Württemberg 6 5959 6 100% 0 0% 6
Bavaria 6 11758 5 83% 18 5% 6
Berlin 3 297 3 100% 0 0% 2
Brandenburg 0   0     0
Bremen 1 404 1 100% 0 0% 1
Hamburg 1 755 1 100% 0 0% 1
Hesse 4 5279 3 75% 10 6% 4
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1 23179 1 100% 0 0% 1
Lower Saxony 3 15873 2 67% 10 3% 3
North Rhine-Westphalia 9 3787 8 89% 1 0% 7
Rhineland-Palatinate 2 9927 2 100% 0 0% 2
Saarland 1 2569 1 100% 0 0% 1
Saxony 2 9028 2 100% 0 0% 2
Saxony-Anhalt 1 20446 1 100% 0 0% 1
Schleswig-Holstein 2 7882 2 100% 0 0% 2
Thuringia 1 16172 1 100% 0 0% 1
Germany total 43 8303 39 91% 39 2% 40
  1. * Minimum volume
  2. ** German foundation for organ transplantation