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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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Mumbai doctors bust myth, say liver grows back in 3 weeks - Times of India


Times of India

Mumbai doctors bust myth, say liver grows back in 3 weeks
Times of India
MUMBAI: The marvel of liver is not just its capacity for regeneration but also the swift pace at which it regenerates. A study by a Mumbai hospital has revealed that a transplanted liver in a recipient, and the remnant liver in a donor, grows back to ...
Liver Takes only 3 Weeks to Grow After Transplant, say Mumbai Doctors

No greater love: a Perry County mother's liver donation saves her baby ... - The Patriot-News


No greater love: a Perry County mother's liver donation saves her baby ...
The Patriot-News
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has offered kidney transplants since 1982. In recent years, the center has expanded kidney, pancreas, liver and heart transplantation. PinnacleHealth does not do liver transplantation. Launched in 2000, the ...

Transplant programs on both coasts long for Midwestern livers - Kansas City Star


Kansas City Star

Transplant programs on both coasts long for Midwestern livers
Kansas City Star
When Gil Alicea was diagnosed with liver cancer and told he needed an organ transplant, doctors gave him some blunt advice: “Get ... out of New York.” Alicea needed a liver fast. But the wait for an organ can be excruciatingly long on the East Coast.

Benefit to aid liver transplant patient - Rome Sentinel


Benefit to aid liver transplant patient
Rome Sentinel
Seoane, a 31-year-old mother of two, is in need of a liver transplant due to sclerosing cholangitis, a disease that causes the bile duct hardens and leads to liver failure. Her older sister, Tara, will be donating a piece of her liver. Both sisters ...

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Comment by Peter james goodman 18 hours ago

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 Thursday

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 Thursday

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 Thursday

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 Wednesday

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 Wednesday
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!

 

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Peter james goodman commented on Gabrielle's group Liver Transplants
"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~"
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Caring 4 Carrie posted a blog post

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Caring 4 Carrie posted a status
"On behalf of C4C, we're Grateful to God, for the 5th~Annual Carrie Kidney Bowling Fundraiser. Visit & 'Like' our FB page,Caring 4 Carrie."
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Caring 4 Carrie posted a status
"Someone's Story: This is Jim. He's on dialysis and seeking a kidney donor. Please visit his FB page: https://www.facebook.com/KidneyStories"
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Bornali commented on Lawrence R. Decoste's group Nutrition & Supplement Drinks
"What Vitamin supplement must one take after liver transplant?"
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Lili Feldman commented on Lili Feldman's group The Funny Bone
"Those are good David! Thx"
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David Goodman commented on Lili Feldman's group The Funny Bone
"I was talking to a girl in the bar last night. She said,"If you lost a few pounds, had a shave and got yourhair cut, you'd look all right. "I said, "If I did that, I'd be talking to your friends over thereinstead of you."
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David Goodman commented on Lili Feldman's group The Funny Bone
"I gotcaught taking a pee in the swimming pooltoday.Thelifeguard shouted at me so loud, I nearly fellin."
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Beth left a comment for Jessica Conrad
"Jessica!  Oh girl, I am so happy to hear from you!! I dont have facebook aactivated these days. Can we email? Can I post my email here? I dont think anyone will abuse it. I will give you my span email and then once I hear from you there give…"
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Jessica Conrad left a comment for Beth
"Hey Beth! I am beyond happy you found me! So much time has gone by! What's new with you? How did you find me even? If you are on facebook add me! It's Jessica Buka. It will be easier to communicate there. I got this alert in my email and…"
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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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