Kidney Transplant Volumes & Outcomes

The Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program at Lurie Children’s has performed more than 600 kidney transplants, including living and deceased donor transplants, since the program’s inception in 1964. This number places Lurie Children's among the national leaders in volumes. 


 
Figure 1: T​his graph represents the number of pediatric kidney transplants, including living and deceased donor transplants, performed by Lurie Children's on all patients from January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2016. Find more information on transplant volumes on the UNOS website

Data Source: UNOS and internal hospital ​data


Figure 2: This graph represents the number of pediatric kidney transplants performed on all patients by age from January 1988, when the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) began tracking the data, through December 31, 2016. Find more information on transplant volumes on the UNOS website.

Data Source: UNOS and internal​ hospital data

Pediatric Kidney Transplant Outcomes

Lurie Children’s boasts exceptional pediatric kidney transplant patient survival rates, with one-month and one-year patient survival rates above the national average. 

 
Figure 3: Pediatric (<18 years of age) kidney transplant outcomes listed above are based on the January 2017 SRTR report. 1-month and 1-year data for transplants performed between 07/01/2013-12/31/2015. 3-year data for transplants performed between 01/01/2011-6/30/2013.
 
Data Source: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients website


Figure 4: Pediatric (<18 years of age) kidney transplant outcomes listed above are based on the January 2017 SRTR report. 1-month and 1-year data for transplants performed between 07/01/2013-12/31/2015. 3-year data for transplants performed between 01/01/2011-6/30/2013.