Long-standing expertise is reflected in the kidney transplant survival rates at Barnes-Jewish and Washington University, which continually exceed national averages. Our acute rejection rate following a kidney transplant is less than 5 percent — one of the lowest kidney transplant rejection rate in the world.
Collaborative efforts involving medicine, surgery and support services also have resulted in decreased post-surgical complications and overall length of hospitalization for kidney transplant recipients.
Excellent outcomes are the result of:
- Selection of the most appropriate transplant candidates
- World-renowned medical and surgical transplant specialists
- Expertise in caring for kidney failure and kidney transplant patients
- Rigorous pursuit of leading-edge therapies and promising new drugs
- Availability of advanced expertise in nearly every specialty
Number of Kidney Transplants in Adult and Pediatric Patients
Kidney Transplant Patient Survival
1 year - Deceased Donor: Proportion of kidney transplant patients surviving at 1 year post-op
1 year - Living Donor: Proportion of kidney transplant patients surviving at 1 year post-op
Patient Success Stories
Barnes-Jewish kidney transplant patients and living donors are eager to share their success stories
with others. You may find it helpful to read about their experiences, and about how a kidney transplant has changed their life.
Kidney Transplant Quality Reports
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