Survival following organ transplantation in an Oklahoma institution, 1985-1993.

Academic Article


  • Since 1985, a total of 413 patients have undergone 439 solid organ transplants at the authors' institution. The current actuarial one-year survival rate of patients undergoing heart, kidney, lung, or liver transplantation at our center is 94%, 90%, 87%, and 91%, respectively. Five-year survival of heart and kidney recipients is 80% and 75%, respectively. In view of these excellent results and the excellent quality of life that successful organ transplants provide patients with end-stage organ failure, every possible effort should be made to increase organ donation.
  • Authors

    Author List

  • Cooper DK; Samara EN; Mieles L; Merhav H; Imes N; Van Thiel D; Zuhdi N
  • Start Page

  • 506
  • End Page

  • 508
  • Volume

  • 87
  • Issue

  • 11