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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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Six Month Anniversary

Started by Charles Pruitt. Last reply by Carlos Feb 18. 1 Reply

Life expectancy after a liver transplant?

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What if... ?

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Liver Transplant News

Bow man seeking living liver donor - WMUR Manchester


Bow man seeking living liver donor
WMUR Manchester
THAT'S WILLING TO GIVE ME A LIVER TRANSPLANT. BILL'S DAUGHTERS HAVE STARTED A FACE BOCK PAGE CALLED FIND A DONOR FOR BILL. MORE THAN 600 PEOPLE HAVE JOINED THE GROUP. MY FATHER HAS BEEN SUCH A SELFLESS ...

Virus Delays Homecoming for Toddler Who Received Liver From Dad - ABC News


ABC News

Virus Delays Homecoming for Toddler Who Received Liver From Dad
ABC News
A long-awaited homecoming was delayed for a toddler who received a liver transplant, with her father as the donor, after she contracted a virus. Phuoc Wagner made headlines along with her twin sister Binh, when both girls needed a liver transplant to ...
Girl, three, who received liver transplant from her dad has anticipated ...

Reduced ischemia time may decrease HCC recurrence after liver transplant - Healio


Reduced ischemia time may decrease HCC recurrence after liver transplant
Healio
“Our study examines the relationship between ischemia time of the liver graft and the incidence and timing of HCC recurrence after [liver transplant] based on experience from two large transplant centers in the United States,” the researchers wrote.

Courting Disaster: After Liver Transplant, Anxiety About Health Care Costs ... - Huffington Post


Courting Disaster: After Liver Transplant, Anxiety About Health Care Costs ...
Huffington Post
Tyson, 59, needed a liver transplant in 2013 after the Hepatitis C she'd had for years rapidly worsened. Luckily, her doctors found a donor within three weeks and the surgery went well, but her recovery was complicated when her Hepatitis returned. A ...

After life-saving liver transplant, Laramie boy wants to help others like him - Laramie Boomerang


Laramie Boomerang

After life-saving liver transplant, Laramie boy wants to help others like him
Laramie Boomerang
At first glance, Keegan Cook, 6, is like any other kid his age. The Laramie youth loves to swim, play with his Star Wars and Toy Story action figures and bounce on the Cook family couch to prepare for his backflips into the pool. However, underneath ...

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Comment by David Goodman on August 14, 2014 at 11:45am

Thank you for the kind wishes...

Comment by Peter james goodman on July 28, 2014 at 5:17am

Brother David so happy for you!  Gives me hope.  I pray for all of us to have the success like Ramona's husband and others.  God bless you sir and  all of my TX family.  Hugs Pete~

Comment by Ramona on July 23, 2014 at 8:42pm

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 on July 23, 2014 at 8:37pm

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 on July 23, 2014 at 5:13pm

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 on July 23, 2014 at 12:35pm

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 on July 23, 2014 at 9:53am
Congrats David on your 5th liversary!
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Comment by David Goodman on July 23, 2014 at 8:43am

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.

 

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Prem Dayal replied to Prem Dayal's discussion Having a single Peg of Whiskey after liver transplant, will it kill me?
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Prem Dayal replied to Prem Dayal's discussion Having a single Peg of Whiskey after liver transplant, will it kill me?
"I had my transplant in September 2010 as well, I do live on a controlled life, and Now I have started enjoying it as well. I made a point to myself to stay happy and strong and somehoe that's really affected my health as well. It has just gone…"
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Suzanne Giacherio posted a status
"My liver turned 5 y/o on 2/11/15! Grateful to be alive and to have my wonderful husband. He has been with me every step of the way."
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Suzanne Giacherio replied to Prem Dayal's discussion Having a single Peg of Whiskey after liver transplant, will it kill me?
"Good for you! Be very careful with that new liver you have received as it will serve your body well. I was transplanted in 2010 and doing rather well but in a much more slower pace than ever before. Continue to celebrate life just take it easy on…"
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Prem Dayal replied to Prem Dayal's discussion Having a single Peg of Whiskey after liver transplant, will it kill me?
"Hey, I'm doing great. I did go ahead with the limited amount of consumption twice in January. Both times it was a good whiskey (Blue Label) and till now nothing bad has shown up."
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Suzanne Giacherio replied to Prem Dayal's discussion Having a single Peg of Whiskey after liver transplant, will it kill me?
"How are you doing now? I know this forum can be sketchy on being current - but here it is a little over a year later and there are no new comments from you Prem."
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