Pediatric Intestinal Transplant Statistics and Outcomes

Intestine Transplant Survival Rates

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has excellent survival rates for intestinal transplantation. 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  90% 
3 Years  74%  national average  72% 

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), December 2015 release.

Abdominal Transplant Volumes

We're one of the most active pediatric transplant centers in the nation, having performed more than 1,800 abdominal transplants, including liver, liver/kidney, living-donor liver, liver/small bowel, small bowel/multivisceral.

Transplant Type 2015 Program Inception Through 12/31/2014
Liver and Liver/Kidney 24 1,384
Living-Donor Liver 11 115
Liver/Small Bowel 1 112
Small Bowel/Multivisceral 6 145
Subtotal 42 1,756

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), December 2015 release.