Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC understands that successful recovery and care after a liver transplant extends well beyond the hospital stay.
Below we've compiled information on safety and best practices to help parents and caregivers understand the medical and emotional needs of your child or teen once he or she goes home after a liver transplant.
Avoiding Infection After Liver Transplant
Learn about how to deal with a fever, when to use acetaminophen or aspirin, and about post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD).
Drawing Up Medications From a Vial
Learn the supplies you will need and how to draw up medications from a vial.
Flushing Your Catheter
Read about the supplies you will need and how to flush a catheter.
Learn about why liver transplant patients are vulnerable to foodborne illnesses, how to control the risk, how to protect yourself at home, how to cook foods thoroughly, how to sanitize food preparation areas, and more.
Read about considerations for traveling before and after liver transplantation, how to manage your medications, how to avoid infection, and about safe food and water.
Washing Your Hands
Learn the most effective method of hand-washing for liver transplant patients and caregivers to prevent infection.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.