Surgeons at the Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program are skilled in performing complex abdominal surgeries that can restore gut function without the need for transplant.
Corrective and rehabilitative treatment options for short bowel syndrome or other intestinal disorders can include various types of abdominal surgery such as:
If your remaining bowel length is extremely short, or your intestinal disease is associated with liver failure, intestinal transplant may be the solution.
Fortunately, at UPMC, our comprehensive team of intestinal and multivisceral transplant surgeons, paired with gastroenterologists and digestive disease specialists, will work to provide an appropriate treatment for you.
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