Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GI) Patient Stories
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GE Reflux and Failure to Thrive: Jack's Story
After a diagnosis of GE reflux and failure to thrive, a mother tells how the Day Hospital at CHOP's Feeding and Swallowing Center helped her son Jack learn to eat.
Liver Transplant: Carter's Story
Born with ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency, a rare metabolic disorder, Carter was 9 months old when he received a life-saving liver transplant at CHOP.
Liver Transplant: Jacob's Story
Jacob was diagnosed with fulminant hepatic failure — liver failure with a very rapid onset — and received a liver transplant at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
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).
Liver Transplant: Nora and Lucy's story
Born 13 years apart, the stories of Nora and Lucy illustrate how far CHOP has come in its ability to transplant livers into even the smallest babies.
Small Bowel Atresia: Zoe's Story
Zoe was diagnosed before birth with small bowel atresia, a cause of fetal bowel obstruction, and underwent surgery at CHOP when she was just 1 day old.
Gardner Syndrome: Felix's Story
When Felix, who is from Caracas, Venezuela, was diagnosed with Gardner syndrome, a condition that often leads to colorectal cancer, his parents found him the best care at CHOP.
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