TransplantChild is an ERN for Paediatric Transplantation

both Solid Organ Transplantation (SOT) and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) which are low-prevalence and complex conditions that requires highly specialized expertise and resources.

Paediatric Transplantation

There is evidence that paediatric transplantation is the only curative therapeutic procedure targeted to the children population that has the highest mortality rates in their age group. The current approach is performed focused on a specific disease or organ.

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ERNs' stories: Story of Paula

Paediatric transplantations require a complex, life-long follow-up. For patients like Paula the European Reference Networks bring a ray of hope.


European Reference Networks: a ray of hope for patients with rare and complex diseases, their families and doctors.

Paediatric transplantations require a complex, life-long follow-up. For patients like Paula the European Reference Networks bring a ray of hope.


European Reference Networks for rare and complex diseases

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Transplantation in essence replaces

end-stage disease with a more sustainable chronic disease state and as such has profound clinical and psychosocial consequences, even more challenging in children, with more impact on the growing process.

`A process approach instead of a disease/organ approach´
The network scope is a cross-cutting approach to supports common areas in different types of transplants