Biliary Atresia Clinical Care Program Patient Stories
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Biliary Atresia and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: Elliott’s Story
After being diagnosed and treated for a genetic disorder, Elliott’s troubling GI symptoms continued – leading CHOP doctors to discover he also had biliary atresia.
Liver Transplant in the Midst of COVID-19: Briana’s Story
As COVID-19 swept through Philadelphia, Briana’s biliary atresia worsened. She needed a liver transplant. CHOP safely performed the surgery. Now Briana’s future is bright.
Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant: Haley's Story
Haley had a life-saving liver transplant when she was 4. Now 15, she’s an active teenager who players lacrosse and enjoys cheerleading.
Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant: Parker's Story
Parker is an energetic, fun-loving 2-year-old. When he was a year old, a liver transplant saved his life. The live donor was his mother’s best friend.
Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant: Claire’s Story
Claire, 3, is loving her new-found energy after having a liver transplant at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Pediatric Transplant Center.
Biliary Atresia: Chris' Story
Chris has come a long way in the past year since he was diagnosed with biliary atresia, a liver disease. He has been helped by the Biliary Atresia Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).