Established standards for copper supplementation in neonates with ostomies are inadequate, a new study confirms. Registered dietitian Andrea Adler, and Director of Nutrition and Intestinal Rehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, Kadakkal Radhakirshnan, MD, explain what motivated them to double the level of copper for these patients.
In this complex case, the immediate complications of what would later be confirmed as mitochondrial disease required Cleveland Clinic Children’s specialists to perform not one, but two, transplants that saved a young patient’s life.
Living-donor liver transplantation is feasible for even the smallest pediatric patients. In this case study, read how it was done in a 2-year-old with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC).
Recent advances in treating glycogen storage disease mean children affected can now lead normal lives.
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Meet Sammy: An energetic 8-year-old who received the first multivisceral transplant in a pediatric patient with Alagille syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that can lead to liver failure.