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Welcome to the Intestine Transplant Program at UHN, where our team is dedicated to helping patients with complex medical conditions through every stage of a transplant.
As Canada's largest intestine transplant program, we offer three transplant options: isolated intestine, liver and intestine, and multi-visceral, for patients with total parenteral nutrition (TPN).
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Contact the Intestine Transplant Program
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 4113Fax: 416 340 3085Email: email@example.com
Intestine Transplant ProgramToronto General Hospital12 Munk Building, Room 100585 University Ave.Toronto, ON M5G 2N2
Frequently Asked Questions
The Intestine Transplant Program employs advanced surgical techniques in transplantation, modern immunosuppressant therapies and world-class patient-centered care so transplant recipients can enjoy better health and a longer life. There are three types of transplantation supported by the program:
The intestine transplant team will discuss which option is best for you.
Individuals with a severe gastrointestinal disorder that will not improve without transplantation and have; limited vascular access, severe liver disease, life threatening blood infections or very poor quality of life.
Common conditions include: short gut syndrome, severe Crohn's disease and chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction disorder. You must be highly motivated and dedicated to the accompanying life style changes that will follow transplant.