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.
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.