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Transplant center survival statistics: Liver

Below are transplant centers whose patient survival rates exceeded or fell short of expectations. Not listed are transplant centers that met survival expectations--which factor in the condition of patients and donated organs.

SOURCE: Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.ustransplant.org) Center name State Number of transplants 1-year patient survival % Expected patient survival % St. Vincent Medical Center# California 46 100 85.96 Higher than expected Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania 284 92.36 87.63 Higher than expected Rochester Methodist Hospital (Mayo Clinic)** Minnesota 207 90.78 86.38 Higher than expected St. Luke's Hospital (Mayo Clinic)** Florida 512 89.86 85.25 Higher than expected Mount Sinai Medical Center** New York 243 86.2 80.6 Higher than expected Oschner Foundation Hospital* Louisiana 215 80.31 86.17 Lower than expected USC University Hospital* California 177 77.33 83.38 Lower than expected Johns Hopkins Hospital* Maryland 106 77.19 85.71 Lower than expected St. Louis University Hospital* Missouri 100 76.44 86.76 Lower than expected Ohio State University Medical Center* Ohio 51 72.86 88.17 Lower than expected Note: Covers first-time liver transplants among adults between July 1, 2003 and December 31, 2005 Children's hospitals are not included * indicates the center also had a survival rate that was lower than expected in the last reporting period (covering Jan. 1, 2003-June 30, 2005) ** indicates the center also had a survival rate that was higher than expected in the last reporting period # Center stopped performing transplants in September 2005 and closed amid scandal Statistics are adjusted to take into account the condition of patients and donor organs

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