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Heart and Lung Transplant Survival Rates

Children's Hospital has performed more than 400 heart and lung transplants in children to date, including more than 300 pediatric heart transplants, making it one of the most active pediatric transplant centers in the world.

Heart Transplant Survival

1 Year 100% national average 92%
3 Years 93% national average 84%


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

Lung Transplant Survival

3 Years 100% national average 64%


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 12/31/2012

Heart 9 286
Lung 4 78
Heart/Lung 1 46


* Sources: Internal data; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org) July 2014 release

Last Update
October 8, 2014
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Last Update
October 8, 2014