Adult donors previously would have agreed to donate their organs under such circumstances. When the donor organ comes from a child, the parents have agreed to donate the organ to save another child’s life.
Transplant Patient Resources
Child life specialists, who help children and their families understand what to expect and how to cope with the hospital and surgical experience, offer these tips for helping prepare your child.
The following patient education documents and recommended links are provided from your care team for your reference. This section is for educational purposes only. If you have a question, contact a healthcare professional at 214-456-7000. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.
Your child will need to be monitored to try to be sure that efforts to prevent rejection are not making your child overly vulnerable to infection.
The solid organ transplant team offers services for patients transitioning to adult care.
The Solid Organ Transplant team at Children's Health hosts several events aimed at bringing children and families impacted by transplants together.
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