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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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23 year liver transplant rejection

Started by Terri Lynne. Last reply by Terri Lynne Aug 30, 2015. 15 Replies

Life expectancy after a liver transplant?

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Liver Transplant News

Son saves father's life with liver transplant - Jewish News


Jewish News

Son saves father's life with liver transplant
Jewish News
A SON has given his dad the gift of life by allowing surgeons to cut more than half his liver out and transplant it into his father. Jonny and Noam Tamir went under the knife at the Royal Free Hospital in London last month and the operation appears to ...

Concert to raise money after boy's liver transplant - WXIA-TV


WXIA-TV

Concert to raise money after boy's liver transplant
WXIA-TV
Born with a genetic condition called Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Hunter needed a transplant after protein in his liver built up and damaged the organ. His parents braced themselves for a long wait for a donor but were thrilled when he spent less ...

Living donor liver transplant: the gift of life from son to father – video - The Guardian


The Guardian

Living donor liver transplant: the gift of life from son to father – video
The Guardian
Noam Tamir is in the late stages of liver failure and needs a transplant. His son Jonny is giving 61% of his healthy liver to his father in a living donor hepatectomy performed by Professor Massimo Malagó at the Royal Free Hospital, London. We hear ...

Seventh liver transplant death linked to Kobe hospital revealed - The Japan Times


Seventh liver transplant death linked to Kobe hospital revealed
The Japan Times
The man, who was the seventh person to undergo a living-donor liver transplant at the hospital, had transferred to another medical institution in Kobe after the suspension of medical operations at the Kobe International Frontier Medical Center ...

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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!
Peeps
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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