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Intestine Transplant Survival Rates

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has the highest three-year survival rates for intestine transplants in the country. Patients of Children’s pediatric intestinal transplant program represent the world’s first and most successful series of small intestine transplants.

Intestine Transplant Survival

1 Year  100%  national average  87% 
3 Years 71% national average 71%


Intestine Transplant Volumes

The Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation is one of the most active pediatric transplant centers in the nation. Our team has performed more pediatric transplants than any other center in the world – 1,722 abdominal transplants*, including 253 intestine transplants from 1990 to 2013.

*liver, liver/kidney, living-donor liver, liver/small bowel, small bowel/multivisceral.

Transplant Type


Program Inception
through 12/31/2013

Liver/Small Bowel 0 112
Small Bowel/Multivisceral 3 142


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

Last Update
January 29, 2015
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Last Update
January 29, 2015