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This is a group for all people who have had liver transplants. Feel free to say how long you have been a recipient and what medication you are on. Some doctors hope to have their patients off all medications, any thoughts?

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Benefit to aid liver transplant patient - Rome Sentinel


Benefit to aid liver transplant patient
Rome Sentinel
Her older sister, Tara, will be donating a piece of her liver. Both sisters have to make the 250-mile trip to Westchester Medical Center — the closest hospital able to perform the surgery — multiple times before and after the transplant. Seoane has ...

Family needs help paying for toddler's liver transplant - 19 Action News


Family needs help paying for toddler's liver transplant
19 Action News
Two-year-old Kenace Hunt is an active and happy little girl, but earlier this year she was at the Cleveland Clinic moments away from a life saving liver transplant. Hunt's mother, Shelley, ended up being the live transplant match. Shelley tells 19 ...

Liver transplant unit at Newark's University Hospital gives patients a second ... - NJ.com


Liver transplant unit at Newark's University Hospital gives patients a second ...
NJ.com
Though there is a shortage of donor organs, especially livers — of the more than 17,000 Americans registered on the national liver transplant list, 25 to 30 percent will die while waiting — some 6,000 people successfully undergo liver transplants ...

Facebook networking helps raise 18 lakh for life-saving liver transplant - TheHealthSite


TheHealthSite

Facebook networking helps raise 18 lakh for life-saving liver transplant
TheHealthSite
A month and a half ago Srijani Halder had slipped into a coma following the sudden onset of jaundice that irreversibly damaged her liver. Her life-saving liver transplant came in the form of an odd mix of family support and the social network. While ...

Staten Island Survivors: Liver transplant brings new life and new fight to 24 ... - SILive.com


Staten Island Survivors: Liver transplant brings new life and new fight to 24 ...
SILive.com
It's the day the Huguenot resident received a new liver — just 17 days before his 22 birthday on July 24. "New liver, new life" says the bracelet the almost 25-year-old wears and shares with supporters. It is a matching set with his Matt's Biliary ...

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Comment by Ramona yesterday

My husband is also coming up on his 5th Liverversary....for his second transplant.  His first one lasted 23 years!  Good health to all of you!  :)

Comment by Carlos yesterday

I second Bobbiejo's sentiments. It is a happy thing to see so many who have walked the uncertain path to health via transplantation. 

Comment by Bobbiejo Winfrey yesterday

David, how marvelous! Congratulations on reaching this milestone. It is always encouraging to hear others succeeding. May you only have many, many more liversaries to celebrate in the future!

Comment by Jan Ward yesterday

David! That's great! I'm due for my 5th liversary in January...it's always great being able to follow you into the future. Congratulations.

Jan

Comment by Lili Feldman yesterday
Congrats David on your 5th liversary!
Peeps
Comment by David Goodman on Wednesday

Five years ago today I received a liver transplant. After a couple of minor hiccups, all is well.

Comment by Susan G. on June 10, 2014 at 11:14am

Absolutely wonderful Christina!!!!!  Congratulations!!!

Comment by Bobbiejo Winfrey on June 9, 2014 at 4:59pm

Dear Christina,

Fabulous news! You and your father will remain in my prayers. Best of wishes.

Comment by Ramona on June 9, 2014 at 2:39pm

Wonderful, Christina!

Comment by Jan Ward on June 9, 2014 at 1:45pm

@Christine Faust: Yay! Congratulations. He is in our prayers - as are you.

Jan

 

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Ramona commented on Gabrielle's group Liver Transplants
"My husband is also coming up on his 5th Liverversary....for his second transplant.  His first one lasted 23 years!  Good health to all of you!  :)"
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Carlos commented on Gabrielle's group Liver Transplants
"I second Bobbiejo's sentiments. It is a happy thing to see so many who have walked the uncertain path to health via transplantation. "
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Bobbiejo Winfrey commented on Gabrielle's group Liver Transplants
"David, how marvelous! Congratulations on reaching this milestone. It is always encouraging to hear others succeeding. May you only have many, many more liversaries to celebrate in the future!"
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Jan Ward commented on Gabrielle's group Liver Transplants
"David! That's great! I'm due for my 5th liversary in January...it's always great being able to follow you into the future. Congratulations. Jan"
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Lili Feldman commented on Gabrielle's group Liver Transplants
"Congrats David on your 5th liversary! Peeps"
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David Goodman commented on Anna Linck's group Boston Transplants
"Five years ago, I received a liver transplant at MGH. All of the people there were wonderful. Now, I go back once a year and have labs every 3 months at my local hospital. If not for MGH and my pcp, I'd have been dead long ago."
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David Goodman commented on Gabrielle's group Liver Transplants
"Five years ago today I received a liver transplant. After a couple of minor hiccups, all is well."
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