Admissions, surgical procedures and consultations
In 2022 UZ Leuven performed 335 organ transplantations or 32.1% of all organ transplantations in Belgium, making UZ Leuven the largest of the 8 transplant centres in Belgium.
Out of 122 kidney transplants, 14 were with living donation. A total of 119 lungs were transplanted over 55 double lung transplants and 2 single lung transplants. There were also 69 liver transplants, 19 heart transplants, 11 pancreas transplants and 2 small intestine transplants.
Most transplants were 1 organ transplants. For 20 patients it was a combined transplant of 2 organs and for one patient even 3 organs. As a result UZ Leuven performed 50% of the 42 combined transplants in Belgium.
Oncology – Leuven Cancer Institute (LKI)
Medical-technical interventions and examinations
1,167 clinical trials
In clinical trials – scientific research in humans – both researchers and patients look for improved diagnostic aids, new insights and innovative treatments.
In 2022, 1,167 new trials were registered at the UZ Leuven clinical trial centre (CTC), 291 of which were commercial trials and 876 academic.
2.8%bicycle & public transport
In 2022, 62.46% of the UZ Leuven employees came to work by car. The percentage of employees that come to work on their bike increased from 22.7% in 2021 to 25.8% in 2022.
In 2022, 9% of the employees came to work by public transport, compared to 8.8% in 2021. In total 37.6% of our employees regularly used either the bike or public transport.
UZ Leuven promotes sustainable transport by offering its employees a bicycle allowance and free public transport.
Z.org KU Leuven
All the above figures did not include the annual figures of Z.org KU Leuven. We will give you a short overview of the key figures of Z.org KU Leuven in order to highlight the strong relationship between UZ Leuven and Z.org KU Leuven.
|Admissions full hospitalisation||2,650||1,065||1,585|
|Nursing days hospitalisation||109,973||74,219||35,754|
|Nursing days day admission||28,976||11,425||17,551|
|Consultations non-medical staff||11,326||3,449||7,877|
|Consultations at the ER||3,899||0||3,899|
|Mobile team care contacts||13.175||9.485||3.690|