Liver Transplant Volumes & Outc​omes

The Pediatric Liver Transplantation Program​ at Lurie Children’s is the largest in Illinois, performing 60% of all liver transplants in the state, and consistently ranks among the top centers in volume nationwide. Our team has managed more than 600 liver transplant patients and performed 341 liver transplants through March 2014. The program consistently ranks among the top 10 centers in volume and has performed the 8th highest number of transplants in the nation since its inception.

Volumes

Figure 1: This graph represents the number of pediatric liver transplants performed by Lurie Children's on all patients from January 1, 20011 through December 31, 2015. Find more information on transplant volumes on the U​NOS website

Data source: UNOS a​nd internal hospital data

Figure 2: This graph represents the number of pediatric liver transplants performed on all patients by age from the program's inception in July 1997 through March 31, 2014. Find more information on transplant volumes on the U​NOS website

Data source: UNOS and internal hospita​​l data

Outcomes

Lurie Children’s boasts exceptional pediatric liver transplant survival rates for both patient and graft (also called organ), with one-month, one-year and three-year survival rates well above the national average. 

Figure 3: The table above compares one-month, one-year and three-year patient and graft survival rates for pediatric liver transplants for Lurie Children's with the national average. Find more information on the Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients website. 

Pediatric (<18 years of age) liver transplant outcomes listed above are based on the January 2014 SRTR report. One-month and one-year data for transplants performed between 07/01/2010-12/31/2012. Three-year data for transplants performed between 01/01/2008-06/30/2010.

Data Source: Scientific Registry for Tra​nsplant Recipients