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[…]

Ontario twin receives liver transplant two months after sister – CTV News

This was originally published on this site The Canadian Press Published Monday, April 20, 2015 7:49AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 20, 2015 3:23PM EDT TORONTO — A three-year-old girl from Kingston, Ont., has received a liver transplant two months after her twin sister underwent the same surgery to combat a potentially fatal genetic disorder. Read more about Ontario twin receives liver transplant two months after sister – CTV News[…]

Liver transplant cures disease for 10-year-old Sheridan boy – Casper Star-Tribune Online

This was originally published on this siteApril 19, 2015 6:00 am  •  Lillian Schrock Gavin Maxwell was allowed to shoot anyone, except for the people in white coats. Sometimes he’d hide behind the nurse’s desk at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and ambush the men and women in scrubs with his Nerf gun. He always startled Read more about Liver transplant cures disease for 10-year-old Sheridan boy – Casper Star-Tribune Online[…]

Newborn baby in need of life-saving transplant is saved by mother’s twin … – Daily Mail

This was originally published on this site Star Reader was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia within days of being born The baby’s bile ducts were blocked – a condition which can prove fatal Neither of her parents were suitable candidates for partial liver transplant Her maternal aunt Shanell was the best chance she had at survival Read more about Newborn baby in need of life-saving transplant is saved by mother’s twin … – Daily Mail[…]

How maple syrup urine disease led to transplants and saved lives – Washington Post

This was originally published on this siteBy Deborah Kotz, March 30 at 6:21 PM When two Maryland children got lifesaving liver transplants from deceased organ donors in January, the children’s diseased livers were not discarded, as such organs usually are. Instead, they were donated to two Virginia adults in an unusual domino series of transplants Read more about How maple syrup urine disease led to transplants and saved lives – Washington Post[…]