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 Survival
3 years  100%  national average  80% 

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org), January 2019 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 2020 Program Inception Through 12/31/2019
Liver and Liver/Kidney 16 1,479
Living-Donor Liver 12 170
Liver/Small Bowel/Intestine 6 280
Subtotal 34 1,929

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