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Transplant center survival statistics: Lung

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 %
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center** Virginia 52 98.08 87.6 Higher than expected
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics** Wisconsin 75 94.67 83.33 Higher than expected
Duke University Medical Center** North Carolina 139 91.37 83.25 Higher than expected
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview Minnesota 72 90.28 81.02 Higher than expected
Emory University Hospital* Georgia 56 64.29 85.14 Lower than expected
University of Utah Medical Center* Utah 22 63.64 84.82 Lower than expected
University of Illinois Medical Center* Illinois 2 0 86.76 Lower than expected
Note: Covers first-time lung transplants among adults between January 1, 2003 and June 30, 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 July 1, 2002-December 31, 2004)
** indicates the center also had a survival rate that was higher than expected in the last reporting period
Statistics are adjusted to take into account the condition of patients and donor organs
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