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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 73% national average 87%
3 Years 87% national average 68%


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 – 1,696 abdominal transplants*, including 251 intestine transplants from 1990 to 2012.

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

Transplant Type


Program Inception
through 12/31/2012

Liver/Small Bowel 0 112
Small Bowel/Multivisceral 3 139
Last Update
May 5, 2014
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Last Update
May 5, 2014