Heart and Lung Transplant Surgery Outcomes

Heart 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  100%  national average  86% 

Lung Transplant Survival Rates

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

Lung Transplant Survival
3 Years  100%  national average  66% 

Heart and Lung Transplant Volumes

Transplant Type 2014 Program Inception Through 12/31/2013
Heart 16 295
Lung 2 82
Heart/Lung 2
Subtotal 20 424

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Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), December 2014 release.

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