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December 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Liver transplant gives man a new lease on life

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Marshall Curtis needed a liver transplant. Obesity complicated his case. At Mayo Clinic, a relatively new procedure combining transplant and bariatric surgery gave him a second chance.

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November 18, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Liver Transplant + Bariatric Surgery = the New Marshall

By MakalaArce 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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