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    Heart Transplant

    California Pacific Medical Center has been at the forefront of cardiovascular medical and surgical services for over fifty years. CPMC surgeons performed the nation’s first heart transplant in a private hospital in 1984. Since then, we have performed over 385 heart transplants—many on high-risk patients.
    The graphs below show two markers of transplant quality: patient survival and graft survival.

    Heart Transplant: Patient Survival
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Release 2014

    Results1 month:
    Patients receiving transplant between 07/01/2010 and 12/31/2012
    1 year:
    Patients receiving transplant between 07/01/2010 and 12/31/2012
    3 years:
    Patients receiving transplant between 01/01/2008 and 06/30/2010
    CPMC Results100%85.58%73.68%
    Expected96.41%91.61%84.54%
    United States95.97%90.66%83.29%

    Heart Transplant: Graft Survival
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Release 2014

    Results1 month:
    Patients receiving transplant between 07/01/2010 and 12/31/2012
    1 year:
    Patients receiving transplant between 07/01/2010 and 12/31/2012
    3 years:
    Patients receiving transplant between 01/01/2008 and 06/30/2010
    CPMC Results95.83%82.02%73.68%
    Expected94.32%88.53%84.02%
    United States95.72%90.23%82.51%

    The "expected" value is calculated based on transplant patient and donor characteristics which take factors such as age and patient diagnosis into consideration. The expected patient survival rate is the patient survival rate we would expect to see based on our patient and donor population's characteristics.

    Heart Transplant DataOpens new window from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)

    Learn more about our Heart Transplant Program and California Pacific's Heart and Vascular Center.