GOSH - Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Located in the Central area of London, England, it was founded in 1852. Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital (GOSH) is a world-renowned children's hospital and Princess Diana used to serve as the honorary dean of the hospital.
In its long history of establishment, the hospital has developed in more than 60 pediatric specialties. Joint with University College London, GOSH has become a large-scale European child health research institution, hosting more than 5000 children from more than 80 countries every year, providing excellent diagnosis and treatment services for children, especially those with rare diseases around the world.
With innovative clinical technology and excellent medical resources, GOSH has an excellent reputation around the world. Its advantage specialty includes:
• Pediatric Rare Disease Center;
• Children's Cancer/Leukemia Treatment Center;
• Children's Heart Transplant Center;
• Children's Gene Therapy Center;
• Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Center;
• Children's Genetic Cardiovascular Disease Center;
• Pediatric Interventional Radiology Center.
1) Epilepsy Treatment, transluminal laser thermal therapy (LITT)/laser ablation, is a minimally invasive treatment method that destroys abnormal brain tissue in a targeted manner, while ensuring coverage of surrounding healthy brain tissue. This technology can be widely used in the treatment of epilepsy injuries and is suitable for the treatment of tumors;
2) Leukemia treatment, using CAR-T cell therapy, through extracting immune cells from patients' blood and regenerating them to specifically target and destroy cancer cells. GOSH, as one of the few hospitals in the UK that can provide CAR-T cell therapy for patients, has excellent efficacy in clinical treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia;
3) Rescue the vision of premature infants by treating retinopathy of premature infants through intravitreal endoscopic resection;
4) Thymus transplantation, a thymus transplantation for patients with congenital thymic hypoplasia syndrome, GOSH has a treatment service center specially established for children with this disease and its complications;
5) Hyperinsulinemia treatment, through a detailed blood glucose test to determine a diagnosis of congenital hyperinsulinemia;
6) Genetic Testing Technology, for diseases that cannot be diagnosed, the GOS gene testing technology is used to screen for defective genes that cause childhood diseases.