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Jan 31, 2017

Meet Nellie: Surviving Hepatitis C -- A Patient’s Journey Through Two Liver Transplants

By Mayo Clinic Transplant Staff, @mayoclinictransplantstaff

Transplant is often referred to as a “second chance at life.” But some patients, like Nellie Betancourt, got two second chances at life. Nellie was diagnosed with hepatitis C virus in 1995, and by 2002, the disease required her to have a liver transplant. But her hepatitis wasn’t done wreaking havoc on her body. Read about Nellie’s path to a second transplant, and how her physician at Mayo Clinic was finally able to get her disease under control.

Read Nellie’s full story.

2017-01-20 Nellie Betancourt



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