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Bowel Sounds Ep. 12: Ruben Quiros-Tejeira – Multivisceral Transplantation

In this episode, hosts Drs. Temara Hajjat and Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Ruben Quiros-Tejeira about multivisceral transplantation in children, covering indications, complications and the importance of multidisciplinary team care in this population. Dr. Quiros-Tejeira is Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, a Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery and Medical Director for Pediatric Liver and Intestinal Transplantation at University of Nebraska Medical College. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the indications for multivisceral transplantation and isolated intestinal transplantation in children with intestinal failure.
  2. Understand the common and serious short and long-term complications of multivisceral transplantation.
  3. Discuss the vital role of the multidisciplinary team in providing optimal care in this complex population.

Produced by: Jason Silverman

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The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
JPGN Reports