University of Iowa Health Care provides world-class care to adults and children with diseases of the liver and its biliary system. Our highly trained specialists, many of whom also conduct cutting-edge research, provide the state's widest range of services from diagnosis to ultra-sophisticated liver transplantation.
- We were the first hospital in Iowa to perform a living-related liver transplant.
- An 8-pound Iowa infant was one of world's smallest persons to receive a liver transplant in a procedure performed at UI Children's Hospital.
- In a recent year we performed 34 liver transplants.
- Our 2009 Transplant Survival Rates (after one year):
- Adult Liver: 95%