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2.) What to Expect: The Intestine Transplantation Process

For intestinal transplantation, knowing what to expect will help ease parents' anxiety about the transplantation process and offer hope for a successful recovery.

Learn important details about the intestine transplant procedure such as which transplant team members you’ll meet with, the waiting list, what happens when an intestine becomes available for transplant, and follow-up care.

Learn about what happens during the intestinal transplant evaluation, how long the evaluation lasts, and what happens after the evaluation.

Learn key information about intestinal transplantation, including causes of intestinal failure, FAQs about intestinal transplantation, and post-transplant care.

View a video of an intestinal transplant on a 10-year-old boy with tufting enteropathy, performed at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

Helping Your Child Understand

Read stories and watch animations that will help children and teens understand more about their intestine transplant.

Last Update
June 15, 2011
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Last Update
June 15, 2011