Calgary girl given life saving transplant at Cincinnati Children’s hospital – CTV News

This was originally published on this siteA three-year-old Calgary girl with a rare form of liver cancer is recovering in a Cincinnati hospital after undergoing a liver transplant on the weekend. Greta Marofke was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma just before her second birthday and had 70 percent of her liver taken out and several months of Read more about Calgary girl given life saving transplant at Cincinnati Children’s hospital – CTV News[…]

UPDATE: Jarrius Robertson getting ‘spunk’ back after transplant – FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

This was originally published on this site J.J. Robertson gives a thumbs up before his liver transplant on April 29. (Source: Facebook) NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Saints super fan Jarrius “J.J.” Robertson is not ready to dance on the sidelines yet, but it sounds like he is well on his way. His father, Jordy, said Read more about UPDATE: Jarrius Robertson getting ‘spunk’ back after transplant – FOX 8 News WVUE-TV[…]

Genomic Signature for Predicting Acute Rejection in Liver Transplant Patients to be Presented at the American … – Markets Insider

This was originally published on this siteCHICAGO, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Josh Levitsky, Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology, Hepatology) and Surgery (Organ Transplantation) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, will be providing an oral presentation at the American Transplant Congress (ATC) describing discovery of predictive signatures of acute rejection in liver transplant recipients. Titled “Blood and Read more about Genomic Signature for Predicting Acute Rejection in Liver Transplant Patients to be Presented at the American … – Markets Insider[…]

New anti-rejection drug reduces weight gain, enhances outcomes for liver transplant recipients – Science Daily

This was originally published on this siteResearchers have discovered that a new anti-rejection drug that is gentler on the kidneys after liver transplant also reduces weight gain, which is common after surgery and can lead to serious complications for transplant patients. Researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Transplant Program in Salt Lake City, led a Read more about New anti-rejection drug reduces weight gain, enhances outcomes for liver transplant recipients – Science Daily[…]

Facing inevitable liver transplant, young girl didn’t need to look far for a living donor – The Denver Post

This was originally published on this sitePeri Erickson, all 25 pounds of her, turns to her mother in the hospital exam room, curls her right arm in the air and demands: “Feel my muscle.” Claire Erickson gently pinches the flesh of her daughter’s slender biceps and smiles. “Dang, girl, you must be working out,” she Read more about Facing inevitable liver transplant, young girl didn’t need to look far for a living donor – The Denver Post[…]

Godmother is perfect match for baby boy in need of transplant who was born with two rare liver conditions – KGO-TV

This was originally published on this site Eight-month-old Finn O’Sullivan will never remember what just happened, but his parents will never forget.Finn was born with two rare liver conditions — something that happens to one in 50 million babies and the odds of finding a donor in time were nearly as rare. Finn’s parents scrambled Read more about Godmother is perfect match for baby boy in need of transplant who was born with two rare liver conditions – KGO-TV[…]

Saints superfan, 15, gets vital liver transplant – ESPN

This was originally published on this siteSuper Saints fan receives ultimate gift (6:46) Saints superfan Jarrius Robertson’s irresistible personality and positive attitude has inspired the team as he fights a chronic liver disease. In late April 2017, Jarrius’ wait for a new liver ended, enabling a transplant. (6:46) 4:30 PM ET New Orleans Saints superfan Read more about Saints superfan, 15, gets vital liver transplant – ESPN[…]