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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