Pediatric Liver Transplant Volumes & Outcomes

The Pediatric Liver Transplantation Program at Lurie Children’s is the largest in Illinois, performing more than 80% of all pediatric liver transplants in the state. Our team has managed more than 600 liver transplant patients and performed more than 400 liver transplants. Our clinical team includes some of the most experienced physicians and surgeons in pediatric liver transplant in the nation.

Volumes

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Figure 1: This graph represents the number of pediatric liver transplants performed by Lurie Children's on all patients from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2018. Find more information on transplant volumes on the U​NOS website

Data source: UNOS a​nd internal hospital data
 

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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 December 31, 2018. 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. 

Liver-Tx-Outcomes-Patient-2019_2.jpgFigure 3: The table above compares one-month, 1-year and 3-year patient survival rates for pediatric liver transplants for Lurie Children's with the national average. Pediatric (<18 years of age) liver transplant outcomes listed above are based on the January 2019 SRTR report. 1-month and 1-year data for transplants performed between 07/01/2015-12/31/2017. 3-year data for transplants performed between 01/01/2013-06/30/2015.   

Data Source: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients website

Liver-Tx-Outcomes-Graft-2019_2.jpgFigure 4: The table above compares one-month, 1-year and 3-year graft survival rates for pediatric liver transplants for Lurie Children's with the national average. Pediatric (<18 years of age) liver transplant outcomes listed above are based on the January 2019 SRTR report. 1-month and 1-year data for transplants performed between 07/01/2015-12/31/2017. 3-year data for transplants performed between 01/01/2013-06/30/2015.

Data Source: Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients website