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  100%  national average  92% 
3 years  96%  national average  87% 

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  91% 
3 years  100%  national average  64% 

Heart and Lung Transplant Volumes

Transplant Type 2021 Program Inception Through 12/31/2020
Heart 10 374
Lung 2 94
Heart/Lung 0 49
Subtotal 12 517

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), July 2022 release.