Organ Transplantation is like its own little world. And in this world a different language is spoken. Here, we offer some help in navigating the new world. Many of the links will take you to external sites.
Living Donor Resource
Our Transplant Center - http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/default.aspx
Liver Transplant Program - http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/livertrans/overview.aspx
Portal Vein Hypertension
Video with our surgeon talking about the risks- http://www.childrensmemorial.org/media.aspx?media=28
Distal Splenorenal Shunt Procedure
PTSD - It is real. It sucks. And there is no reason to feel shame.
Oh, oh, and how about some pictures!!!
Here is what living donor looks like: