Outcome Measures for Organ Transplantation

At UC San Diego Health's Center for Transplantation, you receive the highest quality of care in the safest health care environment.

Our patient and transplant organ (graft) survival rates exceed the national average for all programs, placing us among the nation's best transplant centers by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

To help you make an informed decision about where to seek an organ transplant, we provide outcome data for each of our transplant programs. This information helps you as a consumer, and it helps us continuously strive to improve the care we provide.

One-Year Transplant Survival Rates from the July 2023 SRTR Report

Organ Patient / Graft Survival* UC San Diego Health Survival Rate National Survival Rate
Lung Patient Survival 92.17% 88.25%
Graft Survival 91.86% 87.62%
Heart Patient Survival 96.89% 91.23%
Graft Survival 95.30% 90.84%
Kidney Patient Survival 96.12% 96.12%
Graft Survival 95.37% 94.01%
Liver Patient Survival 91.87% 93.71%
Graft Survival 91.32% 91.74%

*Graft survival refers to the survival of the transplanted organ.

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