Tag: "liver transplant"
Giving the Gift of Life Twice: Living-Related Donor Transplant
Katherine was diagnosed with biliary atresia soon after birth and ultimately needed a liver transplant. Without a viable transplant option available, it was determined that her mother was a good living-related donor match. Read how she gave Katherine the gift of life twice!
Liver Transplant Recipient Pursues Dream of Becoming A Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Julie needed a liver transplant when she was 12 years old. Her medical care team inspired her so much that she wanted to become a pediatric gastroenterologist. 18 years later, she is very close to accomplishing that goal! Read how her own experience has influenced how she takes care of patients.
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: Dabrafenib A Game Changer For My Son
When a mom asked her pediatrician about the rash on her son's back, she thought she would get a simple answer. Instead, he received a diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. This marked the beginning of a journey that would include traveling almost 900 miles for a life-saving therapy and liver transplant.
From Foster Mom to Living-Transplant Donor: I Am A Match
Carissa went from being a foster mom, to a living-transplant donor, to an adoptive mom. Read about Sawyer's journey with biliary atresia, and everything in between.
From Liver Transplant to ‘Little Ball of Energy’
Allison has defied all of the odds following a biliary atresia diagnosis and a liver transplant. She has earned the nickname "little ball of energy".
Ohio mother donates liver to newborn suffering from life-threatening condition
A brief summary of and link to a story on Fox News about a Cincinnati Children's patient with biliary atresia and her living donor transplant.
Living-Related Donor Transplant: How It Changed Me
Hillary Weidner was her daughter's living-related donor transplant match, a procedure needed to treat biliary atresia.
Maren and Liam – The Gift of Life: Organ Transplant Story Part III
Maren and Liam are both growing and thriving thanks to organ transplant and their organ donor. Their families are forever connected.
Liam’s Heart and Maren’s Liver: Organ Transplant Story – Part I
Liam Sprague and Maren Foster both needed an organ transplant - a heart for Liam and a liver for Maren. Their parents share their stories. Part 1 of 3.
Teen Advocating for Organ Donation Education in Ohio Schools
If you know me, you may notice that my life seems to have a recurring theme of nines. Until the age of nine, I was a perfectly healthy child; taking
My Second Chance: Life After Liver Failure
When I was 12 years old, after just a few weeks of being sick, I was told I had liver failure and seven days to live. I was immediately listed