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"Hi Velina, I started researching the positives of life expectancy many years ago. I had my liver transplant in March, 1991. So, I am 24 yr out! Yeah! My liver was from a deceased donor, she was 18 yr old, I was 35.…"
My niece has been approved for a kidney transplant at Cedar's Sinai in LA but hasn't found an affordable place to stay for the three months following the transplant. Does anyone know of a place or have a suggestion on how to find a place. Her social worker did give her a list of hotels/motels but they are out of her price range. She is doing some fund raising to help cover expenses. Any ideas would be appreciated.Thank you.See More
"Hi Velina, I am at 23 years and still doing great. I know there are others that have been transplanted longer than that. I don't think you can put an exact number of years. Each case is different. For myself, I try to…"
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?