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Liver Transplants

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 Jun 22. 12 Replies

Liver cancer and symptoms

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Liver Transplant News

First liver transplant in Govt-run PMSSY Hospital - The Hindu


First liver transplant in Govt-run PMSSY Hospital
The Hindu
The cadaveric liver transplant was conducted on 38-year-old B. Somashekar from Shivanahalli in Rajajinagar by airlifting the organ from Mangalore. A green corridor was created to transport the organ from the Kempegowda International Airport to the ...

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals successfully performs first split liver ... - indiatvnews.com (press release) (blog)


indiatvnews.com (press release) (blog)

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals successfully performs first split liver ...
indiatvnews.com (press release) (blog)
New Delhi: Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals organised a press briefing today to announce the successful completion of a cadaver split liver transplant wherein both the parts of the liver were given to two adult recipients. Both patients were very ill with ...
First split liver transplant in city saves two lives
Mumbai hospital performs 100 liver transplants in two years
Brain Dead Person's Liver Transplanted Into Two Adults

Boy, 2, Recovering After Undergoing Liver Transplant - CBS Local


CBS Local

Boy, 2, Recovering After Undergoing Liver Transplant
CBS Local
“Lucas received his liver transplant last night in a multi-team surgery and is doing very well,” said Dr. George Mazariegos, the chief of Pediatric Transplantation at Children's Hospital. “It's been an amazing experience to witness the teamwork of ...
Indiana Township boy, 2, receives new liver
In death, Nebraska girl helps Pennsylvania boys live on

Ailing Holden girl awaits kidney-liver transplant - Worcester Telegram


Worcester Telegram

Ailing Holden girl awaits kidney-liver transplant
Worcester Telegram
But if only living-donor organs are available, receiving a liver transplant first would allow Teodora to reduce the number of days per week she'd be on dialysis until she could get a new kidney. Family members have been tested, but so far haven't been ...

Boy, 2, Desperately In Need Of Liver Transplant Receives First Offer - CBS Local


CBS Local

Boy, 2, Desperately In Need Of Liver Transplant Receives First Offer
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There may be some good news for a little boy in desperate need of a liver transplant. After 18 long months on a waiting list, Lucas Goeller, 2, has received his first offer for a liver transplant. According to a press release, “So ...
Young Nebraska girl's organs give 2 Pittsburgh-area boys a chance to live
2-year-old with end-stage liver disease recovering after transplant surgery
Nebraska donor saves two lives in Pittsburgh

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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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William R, Armstrong posted a status
"I recieved my Liver Transplant at Tulane Medical Center In New Orleans La. on Nov. 3 2012 I have never had any type of complication"
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Carlos commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"I’ll try to make this shorter as I accidentally deleted the comment I just made in response to Dave Goodman. Weaning is not for everyone, it may be a fatal mistake to try it.  You have been selected to receive a graft after a long and…"
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Wes Cook commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"I'm taking 2 x 2,  I want to ween lower but and have been temped but must have my Doctor on board with it. I will bug him again in a couple months. It has only been 4 months since it was lowered"
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David Goodman commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"Carlos, Haven't your docs noticed that you're not taking prograf? What do they say about it? Same question for Wes."
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Wes Cook commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"Hi, I'm two years out for Liver TP. Went into rejection after 3rd week. They had me on 4gm of Tacrolimus X 3. for a year, then 5mg X 2, and down to 2 x 2. My Tac level was 3.7 last test. Up from 3. They want you between 8 and 18. I was also on…"
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Carlos commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"0.5 mg Prograf 3x/wk sounds weird.  If you are really taking that dosage you may not need Prograf. My transplant date was May 2003.  I have never had a rejection episode and after six years on Prograf alone I decided to taper off Prograf…"
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David Goodman commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"Where did you receive your transplant?"
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William R, Armstrong commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"i was put on .5 mg of prograf three times a week at first but the level stayed to high so they got it to a  .5mg capsule every 9 days and that has been for the last 30 months."
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David Goodman commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"I have never heard of anyone taking .5 mg. of prograf every 9 days. Are you sure that's right? .5 mg. twice a day is the lowest dose I've heard of. I take 1 mg. twice a day and it's considered a low dose. Prograf is taken daily,…"
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William R, Armstrong commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"this may sound stupid but  it felt like my bones would vibrate but after about 3 months that passed"
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Karen Weddick commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"The main side effect I experienced was terrible trembling.  It was awful.  Finally the doctors switched me to Rapamune and life is now great!"
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William R, Armstrong commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"can anyone tell me what the side effects of prograf are? i have only noticed the thinning of my body hair. I've always been bald so that isn't a problem. but i was always a Hairy Man until now."
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William R, Armstrong commented on TransplantCafe.com's group Team Prograf
"i recieved my new liver 32 months today Nov. 2 2012 MY 53 Birthday.  I was put on Prograf and have done very well.  I only take a .5mg capsule every 9 days. I assume that is great right?  is there ever a point where one  can be…"
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