Pediatric Intestine Transplant Program

Oliver WillhelmChildren’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has played an important role in the rapid progress of intestinal transplant techniques. Our surgeons have performed approximately 45 percent of intestinal transplants worldwide.

Intestine Program Highlights

  • Children’s has performed over 250 intestine transplants since the program’s inception in 1990.
  • Children’s Hospital has the highest patient survival rates (91 percent at three years) compared with all other high-volume patient transplant centers nationwide. The national average is 67 percent.
  • Children's hosts the only international symposium dedicated to the treatment of children with intestinal disease/failure through rehabilitation and transplantation. The next meeting is the 8th bi-annual conference scheduled for September 2014.
  • Watch the Video: Children’s Hospital Pediatric Transplant Program.
  • Follow @CHPtransplant on Twitter.

Doctors

Locations

Clinical Studies

  • Intestine Transplant

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-6110
  • Alemtuzumab Use in Intestinal Transplant Patients

    Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacogenomics and Preliminary Safety and Efficacy of Alemtuzumab Induction and Tacrolimus in Pediatric Intestinal Transplantation

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    Emotional and Social Functioning in Transplant Patients

    Psychosocial Functioning and Adherence following Pediatric Intestinal Transplantation

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