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November 18, 2011

Liver Transplant + Bariatric Surgery = the New Marshall

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Marshall Curtis was diagnosed in 2009 with end stage liver failure and cirrhosis secondary to Alpha1 Antitrypsin deficiency. Obesity and encephalopathy were additional challenges confronting the Mayo team. He was recommended for a new study program combining a transplant and bariatric surgery to improve his chances for a transplant and long term survival. Listen to […]

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Tags: 1841, 1859, 5275, 5325, 5335, bariatric surgery, encephalopathy, gastric bypass, liver failure, Marshall Curtis, Mayo Clinic, obesity


August 20, 2009

Carol’s Story: Hepatitis C and Liver Cancer

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

This article was submitted by Scott Van Dyke, Carol’s husband and caregiver Carol Van Dyke entered Mayo Clinic in June 2002 to discuss treatments for her Hepatitis C which had caused stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver. She had a blood transfusion in 1964 to stop bleeding from a hysterectomy due to a miscarriage. During […]

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Tags: 1859, 2427, 5275, 5335, Cancer, Hepatitis, Patient Stories


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