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Heart and Lung Transplant Survival Rates

Children's Hospital has performed more than 300 thoracic organ transplants in children to date, including more than 200 pediatric heart transplants, making it one of the most active pediatric transplant centers in the world.

Heart Transplant Survival

1 Year 100% national average 91%
3 Years 82% national average 83%


Our transplant team performs double- and single-lung transplants for children suffering from lung disease including cystic fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension.

Lung Transplant Survival

1 Year 100% national average 84%
3 Years 80% national average 65%


Children's Hospital performed the first successful pediatric heart-lung transplant in 1985. Since then our team has performed more pediatric heart-lung transplants than any other center in the country.

Heart-Lung Transplant Survival

Patients transplanted 2006-2010 76%


Cardiopulmonary Transplant Volumes

Transplant Type


Program Inception
through 12/31/2011

Heart 10 277
Lung 1 74
Heart/Lung 0 45
Last Update
June 22, 2013
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Last Update
June 22, 2013