Heart and Lung Transplant Surgery Outcomes

Heart Transplant Survival Rates

Children's Hospital is one of the most active pediatric transplant centers in the world for children in heart failure.

Heart Transplant Patient Survival
1 year  95%  national average  91% 
3 years  96%  national average  88% 

Lung Transplant Survival Rates

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

Lung Transplant Patient Survival
1 year 100%  national average  93% 
3 years  100%  national average  66% 

Heart and Lung Transplant Volumes

Transplant Type 2022 Program Inception Through 12/31/2021
Heart 12 382
Lung 0 96
Heart/Lung 0 49
Heart/Liver 2 2
Subtotal 14 529

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), January 2023 release.