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It will include a brief review on the frequency and diagnosis of fatty liver disease. There will also be discussion on the management of fatty liver disease in both adults and children. We plan to educate on liver transplantation as a treatment for advanced disease and cirrhosis. Speakers include: Mayo Clinic physicians: Dr. Kymberly Watt, Dr. Julie Heimbach and Dr. Samar Ibrahim, from our Gastroenterology and Transplant Teams. Please register here to sign up and receive email reminders for event: http://mayocl.in/1Dhcjhn Then simply click the play button in the video viewer below to participate. You can also pose questions in the comments column on the right or on Twitter using #FattyLiverDisease . SPEAKERS: Dr. Kymberly Watt Dr. Julie Heimbach Dr. Samar Ibrahim
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On Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Noon CT, Mayo Clinic will host an interactive webinar on hilar cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile ducts). Julie Heimbach, MD, Liver Transplant Program Surgical Director, and Sumera Rizvi, MBBS, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow, will discuss hilar cholangiocarcinoma symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including liver transplantation. A live question and answer session will follow the presentation.
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Would like to hear from anyone who has been through a liver transplant. Both donor and recipient. Thank you- Kari Ulrich
I have had a had a Liver transplant 5 years ago and now need a kidney transplant. I have no, repeat no energy. Should I expect an energy boost from the kidney transplant? Anyone else have both transplants?
A Minnesota woman, who was the first bone marrow transplant recipient at Mayo Clinic in 1963, returned to Rochester more than five decades after her procedure to visit the doctor who performed the transplant.
Hello All. My name is Nancy. I was Dxed with IPF 2014. I know am going to go thru the process of being placed on transplant list . I am hoping I can get advice from the get go on this .Afraid and stupid and otherwise in good health ( end stage lung disease in right lung) 61... Help. What can I expect?
The rapidly evolving field of regenerative medicineâ€”including stem cells, 3-D printing and bioengineering, among other technologiesâ€”is helping repair, and even regenerate, body parts and tissues damaged by disease, trauma or age. â€śRegenerative medicine is not trying to create the bionic man but to harness the healing powers of the human body and buttress them,â€ť says Andre Terzic, director of the Mayo Clinicâ€™s Center for Regenerative Medicine in Rochester, Minn. That means treating chronic or degenerative ailments and replacing failing organs.
My name is Howard and I have been Diagnosed with NASH. I'm not a drinker and my Dr. said it probably started out as Fatty Liver disease. I've been listed for two year's for liver transplant due to cirrhosis of the Liver. When it first started out I was sick all the time and in the hospital 4 time's. In November of 2013 my MELD score went up to 23. But since then I've made lifestyle changes and my meld is down to a 14. I still fight with the chronic fatige but feel pretty good all thing's considered. Has anyone else out there experciened this also ?. I almost feel like it's the calm before the storm.
Interactive Webinar: What Patients and Donors Need to Know About Living-Donor Kidney Transplant at Noon CT today: http://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/interactive-webinar-what-patients-and-donors-need-to-know-about-living-donor-kidney-transplant/.
I need to more about mayo clinic? Because I need to know more about how, the mayo clinic dose there living-donor kidney transplant etc etc. because I am dealing with a clinic that seams not to care really of what I am asking, saying, or wishes that I want to know that is possible for what I want to do. I would like to say my side of thinks! Do you understand what I am trying to say? Thinks for your time. jon
I have been added to the transplant list for a liver at Yale new haven. I understand I can get on other list in other parts of the country. How do I go about this?
Hello All: My name is Rick Richards I have come to a crossing point in my life, one I knew that was going to come but not this quick. I have a question if it in the wrong forum please direct to the correct one.
I need a Kidney transplant (Kidney forum??) But my Dr said that it will not happen because I am too old and a Type 2 Diabetic. Is that true? I am 55 years old, only slightly over weight 206lbs and I am 6ft tall and very active, meaning I assist in the care of my four grandsons, and I have the biggest paycheck. The thought of going on Dialysis, scares the crap out of me an I love my job I am at, The thought of going on disability is abhorring, I would rather go end it all. Someone please tell me that my Dr is wrong. I already have 3 family members lined up to see if they are compatible matches. These are my immediate questions at the moment, I have a ton more in my mind, I look forward to your response.
My husband has PLD (polycystic liver disease) with an extremely enlarged liver that Mayo said he needed a transplant from a living donor. He had a successful kidney transplant 4 years ago and was in great health 5 weeks ago rapelling down into water and zip-lining on our vacation. He got infections and now his liver is much larger than it was 5 weeks ago. He went from wearing size 34 waist pants to looking like he is 6 months pregnant and in severe pain and not having room to eat. How can the liver enlarge so fast?
My niece is 22 and has Cystic Fibrosis. She has been evaluated for the transplant list and so far the primary hospital won't list her, as she has what sounds like the same situation the young man in your story has..abnormal tissue growing around her port that occluded then SVC, creating collateral vessels. The doctors say her survival rate is low for the transplant surgery because of this finding. They are looking to other hospitals that perform high risk transplants. In the meantime, we wait and her lung functions drop. Waiting is hard on the transplant list, I can imagine..waiting to hear you can be listed, is even harder. We as a family, are looking for some guidance, some advice, other than waiting. Someone has to have some idea that would give her hope! She deserves a chance to
Last winter, David Costello's double organ transplant saved his life. This year, the Costellos' hope is for the phone to ring again bringing a liver transplant to a family in need of one more gift of life.
New research shows advancement in diabetic kidney transplant. The study results report "the five-year survival of diabetic kidney transplant patients is now on par with the five-year survival of nondiabetic kidney recipients."
After being diagnosed with a rare liver disease in November 2013, Pressley Cochran-Bray is resting after receiving a successful liver transplant. Read more about her inspiring story in the Dickinson County News.
Do you think you're too old to be a donor? Think again! Sally Jacobson's life was saved when she received a liver transplant from a much older donor. Read more about Sally Jacobson's story and the importance of organ donors in this Grand Forks Herald article.