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 Survival
1 year  85%  national average  93% 
3 years  100%  national average  89% 

Lung Transplant Survival Rates

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

Lung Transplant Survival
3 years  67%  national average  68% 

Heart and Lung Transplant Volumes

Transplant Type 2017 Program Inception Through 12/31/2016
Heart 10 332
Lung 2 87
Heart/Lung 0 49
Subtotal 12 468

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), January 2019 release.