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 Patient Survival
1 year 50%  national average  86% 
3 years  89%  national average  77% 

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), July 2022 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 2021 Program Inception Through 12/31/2020
Liver and Liver/Kidney 21 1,495
Living-Donor Liver 4 182
Liver/Small Bowel/Intestine 6 286
Subtotal 31 1,963

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