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April 7th, 2017

After a Liver Transplant, Financial Adviser Turns to Helping Others

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Severe liver disease led to a life-saving transplant for Terrance McMahon. Now he's using that experience to help others through the transplant process.

Owning a successful financial planning firm for 20 years taught Terrance McMahon to plan for the future and for the unexpected. On May 26, 2016, all those years of planning became critical for Terrance.

That day, heart palpitations sent him to a local hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire, where he lived. Although he thought he was having a heart attack, he admits later that he hadn't felt well for the previous six months.

"My eyes were bloodshot," Terrance says. "I was jaundiced, and I had bruises."

Blood tests at the emergency room indicated Terrance had severely deteriorated liver function.

"The doctor said I could die that night," Terrance says. "I went from being on top of the world to being told, 'You might not make it.'"

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Tags: Dr Andrew Keaveny, Dr C Burcin Taner, Liver Transplant Program, Mayo Clinic's Florida campus


February 7th, 2017

Liver Transplant Gives Jacksonville Man New Hope, Twice

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As a two-time liver transplant recipient, Richard Parker is exceptionally grateful to his donors and their families and gives credit to his team at Mayo Clinic for his renewed health.

There is no doubt in Richard Parker’s mind that he’s been given not one, but two new leases on life because of Mayo Clinic.

Richard underwent a liver transplant in 2007 at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. For years after that, all was well. But then, in 2016, his transplanted liver failed, and he turned to Mayo Clinic once again. A second transplant now has him back on his feet and extremely grateful to his donors and his care team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tags: Dr C Burcin Taner, Dr David Lee, liver transplant, Liver Transplant Program


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