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Children from across the U.S. come to us so they can get treatment for hard-to-reach and complex vessel problems.
We provide your child with cutting-edge and evidence-based care by working together with our surgical, imaging, and medical teams.
We use advanced technology to perform surgery at a microscopic level. It helps us divert blood flow away from an area prone to bleeding or clotting.
This type of indirect bypass is a common surgery for moyamoya syndrome.
A surgeon attaches a new blood vessel from the scalp to the brain's surface to let new blood flow to the brain.
Another common surgery is AVM removal.
Surgeons use a microscope and small tools to remove the tangled blood vessels while preserving the normal vessels.
Before open surgery to remove a malformed part of the blood vessels, we first seal it with safe material. Some examples of this include medical-grade coils or glue-like material.
This process — called embolization — reduces bleeding during surgery.
For this procedure, your child's surgeon:
We also use endovascular surgery to remove a blood clot in a stroke.
The surgeon guides a special tool through the tube that expands at the clot. The device, with the clot attached to it, is then pulled under continuous vacuum applied to the tube to remove the clot.
Despite the name, this isn't a type of surgery. Instead, it involves sending high-powered radiation to a targeted area with surgical precision.
Doctors use this to treat very small or inoperable AVMs in the brain's blood vessels.
Doctors prescribe blood thinners if surgery or other techniques aren't the best options for your child.
They also combine blood thinners with surgical and other treatments to prevent blood clots.
We'll choose the safest blood thinner for your child based on their:
We use rapid tests to make sure your child has the correct dosing and adjust it as needed.
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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