Liver Overview

The Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health Pediatric Liver Program provides expert diagnosis and management of children with a variety of liver diseases. Rapid and efficient evaluation of infants with jaundice can be accomplished within this program. Studies are underway for treatment of chronic viral hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis C.

We have a special interest in metabolic liver disease and work closely with the Division of Metabolism. The Division offers families a pediatric liver support groupas well as a liver library for the use of patients and families. A variety of seminars for nurses, physicians in training and staff physicians are offered and educational materials are being developed.

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Call us at 317.944.3774 or fax us at 317.944.8521.

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