Children who need a liver transplant come to Nemours Children’s Liver Transplant Program for the best possible outcomes. As one of the first programs in the country to offer living donor procedures, we help more children get life-saving transplants sooner.
Our renowned liver transplant team works with pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery programs ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. We treat children with the most severe and complex conditions. And we’re involved in research to improve outcomes for kids everywhere.
We provide guidance and support throughout the entire process. After the transplant, we’re here as your child grows and develops. We offer convenient follow-up care at our hospital in Delaware, or through video visits.
Our team takes care of everything so you can take care of your child when they need you most.
Kids who have an organ transplant can and do grow up healthy and strong. See how we help children play, jump and run again.
When a child has liver failure or liver disease that can’t be treated by other surgery or medicines, a liver transplant may be the answer. Many of our patients receive a transplant from living donors, which can mean a shorter wait time.
Nemours has experience with a wide array of liver conditions in children. We know when a transplant is needed and can begin the process quickly. This expertise makes a difference.
Our liver transplant team includes many highly skilled professionals who work closely with your family. You can expect to meet:
Meet the Nemours liver transplant team
Our program also offers the capabilities to treat liver tumors through our TARE-Y90 treatment program. As one of the only children’s hospitals providing this treatment, we offer patients the option to have their tumors resected or shrink the tumor to a point that they can have a transplant. With coordination from our cancer team, your child will be seen by U.S. News and World Report-ranked experts to provide the best outcomes.
Our transplant surgeons and specialists offer nationally recognized care. That’s because we have excellent outcomes and provide the highest quality services.
We have state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. From our operating rooms and labs, to our private rooms and amenities, you get quality care at a hospital just for kids. Take a virtual tour of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware.
If your child needs a liver transplant, you have questions. Find out what happens before, during, and after the procedure from the experts at Nemours KidsHealth.org.Read More
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