Young Calgary cancer patient recovering from liver transplant needs ‘a miracle’ – Globalnews.ca

This was originally published on this site Globalnews.ca Young Calgary cancer patient recovering from liver transplant needs ‘a miracle’ Globalnews.ca A Calgary family whose GoFundMe was able to raise over $300,000 to pay for an out-of-country liver transplant for their three-year-old daughter posted an update to Greta Marofke’s recovery, but it wasn’t the news loved Read more about Young Calgary cancer patient recovering from liver transplant needs ‘a miracle’ – Globalnews.ca[…]

Florida Hospital, Nemours vie for pediatric liver transplant program – Orlando Sentinel

This was originally published on this siteTwo of the three children’s hospitals in Central Florida are seeking approval from the state to start pediatric liver transplant programs, once again fueling the debate about the number of specialized programs versus the quality of such services. Nemours Children’s Hospital and Florida Hospital filed separate Certificate of Need Read more about Florida Hospital, Nemours vie for pediatric liver transplant program – Orlando Sentinel[…]

Arizona 10-month-old home, happy and healthy after successful liver transplant – KPNX 12 News TV

This was originally published on this site KPNX 12 News TV Arizona 10-month-old home, happy and healthy after successful liver transplant KPNX 12 News TV TEMPE, Ariz. – After a whirlwind and life-saving few months in San Francisco, 10-month-old Elijah Vazquez, is happy, healthy and home in Arizona. Elijah had a successful liver transplant back Read more about Arizona 10-month-old home, happy and healthy after successful liver transplant – KPNX 12 News TV[…]

Everolimus Reduces Weight Gain in Liver Transplant Recipients – Drug Discovery & Development

This was originally published on this site Drug Discovery & Development Everolimus Reduces Weight Gain in Liver Transplant Recipients Drug Discovery & Development Researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Transplant Program found that liver transplant patients taking everolimus (Afinitor) gained less weight – and kept it off at one and two years after starting the Read more about Everolimus Reduces Weight Gain in Liver Transplant Recipients – Drug Discovery & Development[…]

John Oliver takes on dialysis, a procedure that’s exhausting, deadly, and very profitable – Vox

This was originally published on this site Vox John Oliver takes on dialysis, a procedure that’s exhausting, deadly, and very profitable Vox It would be far better for DaVita and Fresenius’s patients to get kidney transplants, which extends your lifespan by about 10 years on average, relative to remaining on dialysis, while avoiding exhausting, time-consuming Read more about John Oliver takes on dialysis, a procedure that’s exhausting, deadly, and very profitable – Vox[…]

New pill spares women trauma of liver transplant – Daily Mail

This was originally published on this site Daily Mail New pill spares women trauma of liver transplant Daily Mail ‘The 30 to 40 per cent of PBC patients who need Ocaliva are mostly those who have had an early presentation of the disease, and by default from suffering longer they are more likely to need Read more about New pill spares women trauma of liver transplant – Daily Mail[…]

Liver Transplant Outcomes Improve Over Time – MedPage Today

This was originally published on this site Action Points Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. Note that this retrospective study suggests that liver transplant outcomes have improved since the advent of Read more about Liver Transplant Outcomes Improve Over Time – MedPage Today[…]