Liver and Intestinal Transplant Clinical Services
Liver and Intestinal Transplant Clinical Services

Services Offered

  • Comprehensive care, family support and education for children (ages 18 and under) with liver failure or transplants
  • Evaluation and management of children with acute and chronic end stage liver failure through the Liver Care Center
  • Preparation of patients for liver transplantation
  • Whole organ, reduced size and split liver transplants
  • Post-transplant follow-up care
  • Liver transplant coordinators, surgeons and physicians are available for consultation, referral and patient management assistance at all times.
  • Ongoing assistance to referring physicians for the long-term management of transplant patients. Areas of emphasis include:
    • Immunosuppression regiment
    • Management and prevention of related infectious and non-infectious complication
  • Comprehensive team approach to the management of hepatic malignancies
  • Follow-up available through Pediatric Liver Care Center Clinics

Commonly Treated Conditions

  • Acute fulminant hepatic failure
  • Alagille’s syndrome
  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Biliary atresia
  • Biliary hypoplasia
  • Budd-Chiari syndrome
  • Caroli’s disease
  • Cholangitis
  • Choledocal dyst
  • Cholestasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Congenital hepatic fibrosis
  • Cystic fibrosis related biliary cirrhosis
  • Embryonal sarcoma
  • Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH)
  • Gilbert’s syndrome
  • Glycogen storage disease
  • Hepatic adenoma
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatic hemangioendothelioma
  • Hepatic insufficiency
  • Hepatic vascular malformation
  • Hepatitis A, B & C (acute & chronic)
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Infantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma
  • Jaundice
  • Liver transplant
  • Mesenchymal hamartoma
  • Neonatal hepatitis
  • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Portal hypertension
  • Portal venous thrombosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis
  • (PFIC)
  • Splenomegaly
  • Urea cycle defects
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Wilson's disease

 

 

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