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When Your Child Needs a Liver Transplant

When Your Child Needs a Liver Transplant

Additional Resources

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United Network for Organ Sharing
This national group determines who will get donated organs, and when. Organs are assigned based on how sick a person is and how quickly the person needs the organ.

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
NASPGHAN works to help children and adolescents with digestive disorders.

American Liver Foundation
This nonprofit organization promotes liver health and disease prevention.


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