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If your child needs a heart or lung transplant, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh can help.
We're the country's first children's solid organ transplant program.
Our surgeons at UPMC Children's Heart Institute perform life-saving transplants on kids who have:
Our transplant surgeons are experts in:
We have one of the most active children's transplant centers in the world.
Our heart and lung transplant surgeons performed:
Our transplant team was also among the first to use extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
ECMO gives kids short-term support while waiting for a new heart.
We also offer a unique adolescent to adult transition health clinic dedicated to our patients and their families. Experts from theHeart Transplant Transition Program educateand provide resources to young adults – and their families - about heart transplant-related care.
UPMC Children’s has almost 30 years of experience using ventricular assist devices (VADs) to help children with heart failure.
Our specialists at the Heart and Lung Transplant program have years of experience in recovery and device removal, making us a leader in heart recovery care.
Through our research, we're looking for ways to prevent organ rejection. One hopeful option is using donor bone marrow at the time of transplant.
This will help reduce the need for drugs that suppress the immune system. It will also help children live longer, healthier lives.
Our team is also at the forefront of post-transplant care. We have developed a new, non-invasive approach to watch for rejection after surgery. This will benefit patients by:
Improving patient quality of life. Another NIH-funded study is to better understand post-transplant lymphomas. This includes looking at whether genetic differences may explain diverse outcomes among transplant patients.
As a nationally recognized research center, UPMC Children’s Hospital’s Heart and Lung Transplant Services participates in the latest clinical studies, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding.
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.
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