Heart transplant survival

Why we measure it: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is a national leader in pediatric heart transplantation. Our Heart Transplant Program meets national benchmarks according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

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What this means: Children's Hospital's survival rates meet the national benchmarks for one year and three years after transplant. We exceed the national benchmark for one month after transplant.

About the data: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is using comparative data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). The SRTR supports the ongoing evaluation of solid organ transplantation in the United States.

Related dimensions of care:

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How we provide the best care

  • We accept the most critical heart transplant patients and our outcomes, despite taking on these high-risk recipients, still meet the national averages.
  • We offer transplantation to patients that have been declined by other centers.