To help you understand these rates, keep in mind that other centers may have high success rates in part because they don’t accept highly challenging transplant cases. Patients who come to University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, for a lung transplant often are high-risk, very ill patients, who were unable to get a lung transplant at another center.
|Adult lung transplant patient survival rates||1 month |
(January 2009 -
|1 year (January 2009 -|
|3 years (July 2006 - December 2008)|
|University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview||96.30%||94.44%||73.68%|
For more information about survival statistics, go to Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network or ustransplant.org