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Overall total number of lung transplants (as of Dec 31, 2018): 507
Median wait time to transplant: 2.4 months, compared with 3.3 months nationally
3-year patient survival: 78.33%, compared with 72.52% nationally
3-year graft survival: 78.33%, compared with 70.47% nationally
Median length of hospital stay: 13 days, compared with 18 days nationally
Mary Kathryn Osborn’s story: A cystic fibrosis patient's life changes after a double lung transplant
Bridget Perez's story: A pulmonary fibrosis patient spent a record two and a half months in ECMO treatment. Learn how Vanderbilt nurses responded when Bridget was unable to attend her daughter's high school graduation.