As part of the pediatric liver transplant program, the Unit deals with children and pediatric patients affected with:
- Cirrhosis secondary to cholestasis.
- Cirrhosis for other causes.
- Metabolic diseases.
- Liver tumors.
- Acute liver failure.
Transplants are performed with various techniques and grafts (whole/reduced liver, split liver and living donors).
Pediatric liver transplants are performed in combination with other organs, such as kidney or intestine.