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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

Second twin gets liver transplant from anonymous donor after her father picked ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Second twin gets liver transplant from anonymous donor after her father picked ...
Daily Mail
An Ontario girl whose father chose her needier twin sister to receive his liver donation has now gotten a lifesaving new organ of her own. Vietnamese Binh Wagner, 3, and her identical twin Phuoc were left with fatally impaired liver function due to ...
twin gets liver transplant 2 months after sister
Binh Wager liver transplant: doctors to provide update today
Ontario girl gets liver transplant two months after twin
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Liver transplant cures disease for 10-year-old Sheridan boy - Casper Star-Tribune Online


Casper Star-Tribune Online

Liver transplant cures disease for 10-year-old Sheridan boy
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Willy and Shay Maxwell pose with their 10-year old son Gavin in their home in Sheridan recently. Gavin, who was born with a metabolic condition that leads to liver failure, is recovering at home from a liver transplant he received in St. Louis.

PRMC nurse celebrates life after liver transplant - WMDT


WMDT

PRMC nurse celebrates life after liver transplant
WMDT
Last year, Sellers was put on the list for a liver transplant because of a rare autoimmune disease. Just when she thought she would never get a call, two former co-workers, Peggy and Wendi Ritter, came to her aid. They had lost their loved one in a ...

Benefit set Friday for liver transplant recipient - Burlington Times News


Burlington Times News

Benefit set Friday for liver transplant recipient
Burlington Times News
Proceeds will go to help Edwards' family cope with their sole breadwinner's being out of work since January, the expense of three hospital stays, including the transplant, and the reality that he won't return to work for several more months. Edwards ...

Liver transplant recipient Mike Shaub to talk about addiction April 25 - LancasterOnline


LancasterOnline

Liver transplant recipient Mike Shaub to talk about addiction April 25
LancasterOnline
Liver transplant recipient Mike Shaub, center, walks with family members and the family of Landon Nuss in Landon's Liver Walks at Lititz Springs Park Saturday, Aug. 2., 2014. The event was meant to raise money and awareness about organ donation.

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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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