The HLA Laboratory, located at Arkansas Children's Hospital, is a service offered by UAMS. The HLA Laboratory supports the clinical solid organ transplantation programs for the state of Arkansas. These services include identification of specific tissue antigens including HLA-A, B, C, DR, DQ, lymphocytotoxicity cross matches and determining presence and specificity of circulating anti- HLA antibody. Please contact the HLA laboratory before sending samples.
Supports the clinical solid organ transplantation-deceased and live donor programs for the state of Arkansas
Supports HSC/BM transplantation-related and unrelated donors
Histocompatibility testing for other clinical purpose-disease studies
Identification of specific tissue antigens including HLA-A, B, C, DR, DQ, lymphocytotoxicity cross matches and determining presence and specificity of circulating anti-HLA antibody
The Arkansas Children's Adult Congenital Heart Disease program provides care to patients from throughout the region. Great efforts are made to assist in the transition of patients from Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Programs to ensure there is no lapse in care and provide patients with the best possible outcomes. The ACHD team is dedicated to offering up-to-date care based on the most recent guidelines for the management of this complex group of patients.
The extracorporeal life support (ECLS) program at Arkansas Children's Hospital is one of the most advanced in the nation. The ECLS program incorporates cutting edge technology with the highest level of teamwork to provide life-saving support for the most critically ill children. At Arkansas Children's Hospital, ECLS includes the use of both ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) and VAD (ventricular assist device) support.
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