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How Is Organ Transplant Surgery Different For Children?

Organ transplants for children are different from adult organ transplantation—not just because children are smaller in size, but because children have special emotional and medical needs. Our surgeons understand that children's growth and development cause unique challenges during organ transplant surgeries.

Besides their specialty training in pediatrics and surgical procedures, our physicians focus their care on each individual child and family to make sure they have the best experience possible.

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How Can I Prepare My Child for Surgery?

No matter the surgery, preparing for an approaching surgery can be stressful and frightening for you and especially your child. But with some age-appropriate teaching, reassurances, and support--that fear and stress can evaporate.