Published in Blood Weekly, February 22nd, 2007
Announced by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, the one-year survival rate at UVa was 98.08% compared to 87.6% nationwide. UVa's results involved 52 first-time lung transplant recipients and were achieved between January 1, 2003 and June 30, 2005.
During that same period, 81.4% of UVa's lung transplant recipients reached the three-year survival milestone, far exceeding the 68.3% who achieved that milestone nationally.
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