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November 22nd, 2017

Halfway Around the World and in Need of a New Liver

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After an extended hospital stay followed by a flight across the globe with his survival in question, Tom Walsh came to Mayo Clinic, where he received a lifesaving transplant.

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Tags: Dr. Andrew Keaveny, Dr. Barry Rosser, Dr. Justin Burns, Liver Transplant Program


July 24th, 2017

Better Communication Paves the Way for Dramatic Change in Carolyn Ostrout’s Health

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Plagued by symptoms of cirrhosis and unclear communication, Carolyn Ostrout found her health was failing. But a visit to Mayo Clinic that included working with an American Sign Language interpreter led the way to a liver transplant and dramatic improvement in her health. 

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Tags: Dr. C. Burcin Taner, Dr. Raj Satyanarayana, Liver Transplant Program


April 7th, 2017

After a Liver Transplant, Financial Adviser Turns to Helping Others

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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 […]

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Tags: Dr. Andrew Keaveny, Dr. C. Burcin Taner, Gary and Dianne McCalla Transplant Center, Liver Transplant Program, Mayo Clinic's Florida campus


March 31st, 2017

Friend’s Generosity and Successful Transplant Give Maikki Nekton a New Way of Looking at the World

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Maikki Nekton was 32 years old when she had a life-saving liver transplant, thanks to her good friend, Jenifer DeMattia, who donated a portion of her own liver to Maikki. Prior to the transplant, Maikki worked as a clinical social worker in the Maryland school system and for nonprofit organizations. Jenifer was her co-worker, and […]

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Tags: Cholangiocarcinoma, Dr. Charles Rosen, Liver Transplant Program, Living Donor Transplant, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis


February 7th, 2017

Liver Transplant Gives Jacksonville Man New Hope, Twice

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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 […]

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


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