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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department Of Health
Chapter 230. State Medical Facilities Plan
4/22/2021

12VAC5-230-720. Transplant volumes; survival rates; service proficiency; systems operations.

A. Proposals to establish organ transplantation services should demonstrate that the minimum number of transplants would be performed annually. The minimum number transplants of required by organ system is:

Kidney

30

Pancreas or kidney/pancreas

12

Heart

17

Heart/Lung

12

Lung

12

Liver

21

Intestine

2

Note: Any proposed pancreas transplant program must be a part of a kidney transplant program that has achieved a minimum volume standard of 30 cases per year for kidney transplants as well as the minimum transplant survival rates stated in subsection B of this section.

B. Applicants shall demonstrate that they will achieve and maintain at least the minimum transplant patient survival rates. Minimum one-year survival rates listed by organ system are:

Kidney

95%

Pancreas or kidney/pancreas

90%

Heart

85%

Heart/Lung

70%

Lung

77%

Liver

86%

Intestine

77%

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-102.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 9, eff. February 15, 2009.

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