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Outcome Measures for Organ Transplantation

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 Center for Transplantation

At UC San Diego Health’s Center for Transplantation, you receive the highest-quality care in the safest healthcare 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 2021 SRTR Report

OrganPatient / Graft Survival*
UC San Diego Health  Survival Rate
National Survival Rate
Lung
Patient Survival
98.51% 89.68%
Graft Survival98.53%89.07%
HeartPatient Survival93.95%91.88%
Graft Survival94.11%91.48%
KidneyPatient Survival99.04% 97.62%
Graft Survival96.44%95.68%
LiverPatient Survival98.91%93.92%
Graft Survival95.29%92.14%

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

Learn more about our excellence in organ transplantation by viewing the full SRTR reports for: