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Care of Patients Needing an Organ Transplant at the University of Colorado Hospital

For almost two decades, the University of Colorado Hospital’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program has been performing heartheart/lung, lung, kidneykidney/pancreas, and liver transplants to save lives.

Today, the program is one of the only programs of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region. Our team is known internationally for providing the finest transplant care.

Volumes

University of Colorado Hospital has performed thousands of organ transplants over the past two decades. The following chart shows the number of transplants we've performed from 2005 to 2012.

Total UCH transplants, 2005 to 2012

Survival Rates by Transplant Type

The University of Colorado Hospital’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program maintains some of the highest outcome records in the nation. The following charts show our patient survival rates for each of the transplanted organ types.

 

Liver

Liver Transplants at University of Colorado Hospital

Kidney

Kidney Transplants at University of Colorado Hospital

Lung

Lung Transplants at University of Colorado Hospital

Heart

Heart Transplants at University of Colorado Hospital

Kidney/Pancreas

Kidney/Pancreas Transplants at University of Colorado Hospital

Source: These survival rates were obtained from data available on US Transplant's Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, April 2012.

 

Our approach

University of Colorado Hospital’s approach to transplantation is unique and very effective.

Each patient receives thorough screening, thoughtful patient education/counseling, outstanding medical/surgical care and individualized follow-up. Our integrated approach helps us make sure we provide the highest level of care and has been instrumental in helping our program achieve one of the finest outcome records in the nation.