Pediatric Intestinal Transplant Statistics and Outcomes

Intestine Transplant Survival Rates

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh 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 Patient Survival
1 year 100%  national average  92% 
3 years  88%  national average  76% 

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

Abdominal Transplant Volumes

We're one of the most active pediatric transplant centers in the nation, having performed more than 1,900 abdominal transplants, including liver, liver/kidney, living-donor liver, liver/small bowel, small bowel/multivisceral.

Transplant Type 2022 Program Inception Through 12/31/2021
Liver and Liver/Kidney 15 1,514
Living-Donor Liver 9 186
Liver/Small Bowel/Intestine 2 292
Liver/Heart 2 2
Subtotal 28 1,994

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