UVa Ranks No. 1 in Lung Transplants: Hospital Has Highest Survivability Rate in NationPosted 01/18/07
Daily Progress, January 13, 2007
Patients who receive a lung transplant at the University of Virginia Medical Center have a better chance of surviving the operation than at any other hospital in the nation, a new ranking suggests. The rankings by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients found that the hospital had the nation's highest survivability rate. The registry tracks organ donation, availability and transplant survivability.