The Nazih Zuhdi Liver Transplant program at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City ranks first in the country for one-year survival rates. The findings were recently published in a Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients report.
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The national study compared performance and patient outcomes from transplant centers across the United States. The liver program at INTEGRIS had the highest one-year survival rate in the country, at 98.72 percent. This is significantly higher than the average one-year survival rate of 92.29 percent.
In addition, the study found the risk of complications leading to death following liver transplantation at INTEGRIS to be 61 percent lower than the average program. The risk of death while waiting for a liver transplant at INTEGRIS was lower than the national average.
“The Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute at INTEGRIS is routinely ranked among those with the nation’s highest success rates. This means we can provide our liver transplant recipients the absolute best outcomes that modern medicine has to offer,” says Vivek Kohli, M.D., director of liver transplant at INTEGRIS. “This is great news for Oklahomans currently on the wait list for a liver transplant at the institute.”
Patients with liver disease seeking transplant come to the INTEGRIS Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute from Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Missouri, Nebraska and Louisiana.