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Best Pediatric Hospital of USA Boston Children’s Hospital and Liv Hospital Ulus Have Joined Their Forces For Second Opinion Services

Oluşturma Tarihi: 10.08.2020 16:18 | Son Güncelleme: 04.05.2021 20:56

Liv Hospital Ulus and Boston Children’s Hospital have signed a cooperation for the health and future of children. Boston Children’s Hospital, considered as the best hospital of USA in ranking of children’s hospitals, provides second opinion services for diagnosis and treatment of children with specific and difficult to diagnose diseases.


Every problem related to children is evaluated in detail

Liv Hospital Ulus is beginning a new project for children, the architects of our future, setting off from the value it puts on public health. Second opinion services are beginning from Boston Children’s Hospital, shown as the best hospital of USA in rankings of children’s hospitals for years according to the reports of U.S. News & World Report. It is planned to receive opinions from doctors of Boston Children’s Hospital, who are experts in their fields, via online consultation for the diagnosis and treatment of complex diseases that are difficult to diagnose. 

Experienced specialists, joint scientific programs

Any person that is born is very valuable for Liv Hospital Ulus. Therefore, Liv Hospital Ulus Pediatric Health and Diseases Clinic provides treatment to everyone from a newborn who has just opened their eyes, to those about to step into adolescence. In the Liv Hospital Ulus Pediatric Health and Diseases Clinic, diagnosis and treatment related to the branch can be carried out in sub-branch clinics such as Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Pediatric patients are carefully evaluated in a multi-disciplinary way by experienced lecturers and specialists within the framework of up-to-date and common scientific programs.

Successful results with gene therapy

Also being one of the training and research hospitals of Harvard Faculty of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital has a history of 151 years. Describing itself as the “Hospital devoted to find answers for families”, Boston Children’s Hospital carries out researches on many diseases with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, pediatric cancers and blood diseases being in the lead. Gene therapy program is one of the most extensive and prominent gene treatment programs of the world. Successful gene therapies are carried out in blood diseases such as sickle cell anemia, beta-thalassemia major, hemophilia A and immundeficiency diseases such as combined immune deficiency, chronic granulomatous disease. 

Rare diseases of pediatric gastroenterology

•    Neonatal hemochromatosis
•    Alfa1 antitrypsin deficiency
•    Acute intermittent porphyria
•    Congenital enteropathies
•    Some metabolic diseases involving liver
•    Diseases showing neurogastrointestinal uptake, such as mingie
•    PFIC group, i.e. progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis 
•    Intrahepatic cholestases
•    Pseudoobstruction syndroms
•    Diseases similar to Hirschsprung

Rare diseases of pediatric surgery and urology

•    Congenital anomalies
•    Neurogenic bladder

Rare diseases of pediatric hematology

•    Leukemias
•    Rare anemias
​​​​​​​•    Thrombocytopenias
​​​​​​​•    Bleeding disorders
​​​​​​​•    Bone marrow deficiencies
​​​​​​​•    Childhood cancers

​​​​​​​Rare diseases of pediatric neurology

•    Rare types of mitochondrial myopathies
•    Dystrophies other than Duchenne muscular dystrophy
•    Genetic epilepsies 
•    Spinous cerebellar atrophies (other than friedrich) 

It is possible to receive second opinion about the rare pediatric diseases mentioned below with the cooperation made by Liv Hospital Ulus and Boston Children’s Hospital for the health and future of children. 

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