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  60%  national average  86% 
3 Years  100%  national average  76% 

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), June 2017 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 2016 Program Inception Through 12/31/2015
Liver and Liver/Kidney 21 1,408
Living-Donor Liver 11 126
Liver/Small Bowel 0 113
Small Bowel/Multivisceral 3 151
Subtotal 35 1,798

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), June 2017 release.