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  87% 
3 Years  71%  national average  71% 

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

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Abdominal Transplant Volumes

The Hillman Center is one of the most active pediatric transplant centers in the nation, having performed more than 1,750 abdominal* transplants.

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

Transplant Type 2014 Program Inception Through 12/31/2013
Liver and Liver/Kidney 17 1,367
Living-Donor Liver 14 101
Liver/Small Bowel 0
112
Small Bowel/Multivisceral 3
142
Subtotal 34 1,722

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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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