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Transplant Resources

posted Sep 14, 2011, 9:27 AM by Becca K.   [ updated Jul 1, 2016, 10:05 AM ]

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.

 

Click to find out what is biliary atresia? (The Liver Disease Natalie was born with)
 

Living Donor Resource

            http://www.livingdonorsonline.org/

 

Our Transplant Center - http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/default.aspx

            Liver Transplant Program - http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/livertrans/overview.aspx

            Liver Team - http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/livertrans/liverteam.aspx

            Brilliant Surgeon - http://www.former-surgery.northwestern.edu/content/ShowMemberPage.asp?typ=faculty&mbr_ik=61

 
PTLD

            http://www.transplantbuddies.org/library/ptld.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-transplant_lymphoproliferative_disorder

http://www.lymphomation.org/types.htm          

 
Portal Vein Hypertension

            http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/transplant-surgery/what-is-portal-hypertension.aspx

            Surgical options - http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/transplant-surgery/surgical-options.aspx

 
Rex Shunt

            Video with our surgeon talking about the risks- http://www.childrensmemorial.org/media.aspx?media=28

http://www.childrensmemorial.org/media.aspx?media=30

Distal Splenorenal Shunt Procedure

            http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/siragusa/transplant-surgery/portal-hypertension-research-articles.aspx

 

UNOS

Support Groups:

1.   C.L.A.S.S. - Children's Liver Association For Support Services

2.   Liver Families :: Pediatric liver disease, biliary atresia and ...

 

 
 
Oh, oh, and how about some pictures!!!
Here is what living donor looks like:
 
 
 
 
 
Eventually, this will become its own section here at nataliebear.com.

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