Barnes-Jewish Hospital has maintained excellent survival rates for liver transplantation since the program was initiated in 1985.
Excellent outcomes achieved by our team are a result of:
- Selection of the most appropriate transplant candidates
- World-renowned medical and surgical transplant specialists
- Expertise in caring for liver transplant patients
- Rigorous pursuit of leading-edge therapies and promising new drugs
- Availability of advanced expertise in nearly every specialty
Number of liver transplants performed in adult and pediatric patients
Liver Transplant Patient Survival
1 month - Proportion of liver transplant patients surviving at 1 month post-op from deceased donor
1 year - Proportion of liver transplant patients surviving at 1 year post-op from deceased donor
Multiple Organ Transplants
The Transplant Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University is able to offer dual-organ transplants, such as liver-kidney or liver-lung transplants by teaming up with specialists in the other surgery divisions. The program has one of the largest experiences with liver-lung transplantation in patients with cystic fibrosis in the United States, performed in conjunction with St. Louis Children's Hospital.
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