The intestines are part The intestines are partof the digestive system.of the digestive system. They are located in the They are located in theabdominopelvic cavity.abdominopelvic cavity. The intestines is where The intestines is wheremost of the digestionmost of the digestionoccurs. They areoccurs. They areresponsible for creatingresponsible for creatingsolid and liquid waste.solid and liquid waste.
How many are done?How many are done?
200 hundred intestinal transplants done in200 hundred intestinal transplants done in2007 in the United States.2007 in the United States.90% survive the first year.90% survive the first year.
63% survive for 3-5 years.63% survive for 3-5 years.