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Pediatric Intestine Transplants

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been performing intestine transplants for children for more than 30 years. We performed more than 200 intestine transplants from 1990 to 2007 alone. Our specialists have helped improve the quality of life for countless children whose lives were affected by intestinal disease.

Oliver Willhelm: small bowel transplant Oliver Willhelm, 7
small bowel transplant
Small Bowel Transplant
Before his small bowel transplant at Children’s Hospital in March 2009, Oliver Willhelm couldn’t eat much of anything. He’s now eating like a healthy, growing boy and is active as ever.
Matisse Reid, 10, intestine transplant
Matisse Reid, 10
intestine transplant
For Matisse Reid, an intestine transplant gave her the ability to eat food for the first time in her young life.
Last Update
September 16, 2013
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Last Update
September 16, 2013