When a child has a serious heart dysfunction and no other lifesaving therapies are available, a heart transplant may be the only option. A heart transplant is an operation in which a diseased heart is replaced with a healthy heart received from a donor.
Organs We Treat in Transplant
At Children’s Health, a multidisciplinary team works together to diagnose the cause of intestinal failure and provide appropriate bowel rehabilitation treatment, including surgical options such as the Bianchi and the STEP procedures.
If your child’s kidneys have stopped or will soon stop working, a transplant may be the only treatment option. The kidneys function to filter waste and fluids in the body. If they do not function properly, those wastes and fluids can accumulate and cause severe damage.
A liver transplant is an operation in which a diseased liver is replaced with a healthy liver. Read on to learn more about whole transplants.
There are numerous procedures for Solid Organ Transplant depending on what is needed. Some procedures performed are abdominal ultrasound, arteriogram, cardiac catheterization, and cholangiogram.
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