Metro Detroit man becomes longest-living person to receive liver transplant – WDIV Detroit

This was originally published on this siteMustafa Sharafi is celebrating a major birthday milestone this year. What makes his 30th birthday extraordinary is the fact that not many people thought he would live to see it. “This birthday signifies how long I’ve come, how far I’ve come,” Sharafi said. He was born with a rare Read more about Metro Detroit man becomes longest-living person to receive liver transplant – WDIV Detroit[…]

Community helps raise money for infant after liver transplant – WBNG-TV

This was originally published on this site By Stephen Adams June 14, 2015 Updated Jun 14, 2015 at 6:52 PM EDT Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Community members gathered at Ross Park in Binghamton Sunday afternoon to raise money for Caleb Munn, who is only 8 months old, but has already overcome serious medical problems. Action Read more about Community helps raise money for infant after liver transplant – WBNG-TV[…]

Teen waiting for call on liver transplant – Terre Haute Tribune Star

This was originally published on this site Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015 10:24 pm By Dianne Frances D. Powell Tribune-Star Conner Smith, 15, just wants to feel better and have energy again.  Described by his mom as a courageous teen with a good sense of humor, the aspiring nurse or child life specialist hopes to Read more about Teen waiting for call on liver transplant – Terre Haute Tribune Star[…]

4-year-old Jamie’s transplant scheduled for today – Youngstown Vindicator

This was originally published on this sitePublished: Wed, May 27, 2015 @ 12:07 a.m. By William K. Alcorn alcorn@vindy.com WARREN Jamie, 4, of Trumbull County was scheduled to undergo a potentially life-saving liver transplant today at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. A plea issued several weeks ago by Trumbull County Children Services, which has Read more about 4-year-old Jamie’s transplant scheduled for today – Youngstown Vindicator[…]

4-year-old foster child in desperate need of liver transplant finds donor – WPXI Pittsburgh

This was originally published on this site Posted: 8:26 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 A complete stranger has offered to donate part of his liver to a 4-year-old foster child who has been waiting at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital for the past month in desperate need of a transplant. Channel 11 News learned that more than Read more about 4-year-old foster child in desperate need of liver transplant finds donor – WPXI Pittsburgh[…]

Family waits for liver transplant for 9-month-old baby – Good4Utah

This was originally published on this siteRandall Carlisle 05/17/2015 06:17 PM 05/18/2015 07:37 PM LEHI, Utah (GOOD 4 UTAH)- A nine-month-old baby boy is fighting for his life everyday. Baby Beckett is waiting for a liver transplant. Without it, he will die. Friends and family are rallying now to help the young family raise the Read more about Family waits for liver transplant for 9-month-old baby – Good4Utah[…]

Alberta doctors complete liver transplant on Yukon baby – CBC.ca

This was originally published on this siteSix-month-old Emmett Smith and his father Michael are recovering in Edmonton’s Stollery Children’s Hospital after liver transplant surgery.   Emmett Smith has a rare form of liver cancer. His father Michael Smith was recently identified as a compatible donor and agreed to have part of his liver transplanted. Mother Charlotte Francis says she can now Read more about Alberta doctors complete liver transplant on Yukon baby – CBC.ca[…]