Kidney Transplant: Why Children's

Surgeons with the Kidney Transplant Program at Children's have performed more than 350 pediatric kidney transplants since the program started in 1979.

Program services include:

  • Evaluation of potential transplant candidates
  • Evaluation of potential living donors
  • Transplantation of a deceased donor or living donor kidney
  • Continued care and management of transplant recipients 

Kidney Transplantation at Children's - 2007 to 2010

Total Transplants2010200920082007
All Ages38919271619
1-5 Years653512
6-10 Years992842
11-17 Years197913914
18 and Older285121

Children's has consistently been a leader in the number of pediatric kidney transplants performed in Texas.

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