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July 17, 2019

From Health Care Advisor to Transplant Patient to Mayo Clinic Employee

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Piper Nieters Su had spent years in Washington, D.C., working with institutions like Mayo Clinic on health care policy reform. Piper’s relationship with Mayo Clinic changed dramatically, however, after she was diagnosed with a rare liver disease.

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Tags: Dr. Charles Rosen, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Saint Marys Campus


May 17, 2019

Tackling Two Liver Diseases With One Transplant

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Collaboration among a multidisciplinary care team at Mayo Clinic helped Julianne Vasichek successfully navigate not one, but two, rare liver diseases.

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Tags: Dr. David W. Larson, Dr. John Poterucha, Dr. Scott Nyberg, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Liver Transplant, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis


March 31, 2017

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

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

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


November 22, 2016

Sharing Part of His Liver, Brother-in-Law Offers Something Greater: A Future

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Isaac Jackson was living a peaceful life, with a large, loving family, a successful law practice, and lifelong friends, when in early 2014, his life changed dramatically. In January, Isaac began feeling sick whenever he ate. A visit to his primary care doctor in his hometown of Eugene, Oregon, led to an initial diagnosis of gallstones. […]

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Tags: Dr. Julie Heimbach, Liver Transplant, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis


September 24, 2016

Liver Transplant Allows Young Father to Be There for His Family

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Bryan Duncan didn’t think twice about the lab tests he had as part of a routine medical checkup in the fall of 2014. A 29-year-old father of two small children, Bryan led a busy life, didn’t have any health problems, and felt fine. When the test results came back, though, they showed enzyme levels in […]

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Tags: Dr. Nicholas LaRusso, Gastroenterology, hepatology, Liver Transplant, Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis


July 23, 2013

For patient in Honolulu, Mayo Clinic is just one click away

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Living in Hawaii definitely has its benefits — the beautiful scenery, the tropical weather, the ocean. But, what if you are living with a chronic condition and there aren’t any specialists on the island? For Traci Downs, the answer was Mayo Clinic and Patient Online Services, a tool that enables patients to connect with Mayo […]

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Tags: 2961, Hawaii, Internet, Mayo Clinic, patient app, patient online services, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Traci Downs


January 28, 2010

A Gift of Love, and Life

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network

Many people can relate to making some type of sacrifice for the one they love. For some, it’s a move far away from family and friends. For others, it’s changing jobs or schools to be closer to their beloved. For 46 year-old Don Schwabe from Boise, Idaho, it was giving a part of himself he […]

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Tags: 1136, 2961, 3793, 5217, 5335, Bile Duct Cancer, Live Donor Transplant, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Transplant


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