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Need Liver Transplant? Much Depends on Zip Code

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August 20, 2013
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Where you live determines how long you wait for a new liver, but redistricting could make the way the organs are allocated for transplant more fair. Specialists say "gerrymandering" may shorten wait lists and help save lives.


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Ivanhoe (Oct. 17, 2013) — Researchers are on the fast track to develop a drug that could reverse fibrosis and cirrhosis in the kidneys, lungs and liver of patients who have NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis), or fatty liver disease. Another potential breakthrough receiving fast-track status: a treatment to improve overall survival in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma.
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Florida Boy Recovering After 5-Organ Transplant

Florida Boy Recovering After 5-Organ Transplant

Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) — A three-year-old with stage-two liver fibrosis is recovering well after a five-organ transplant in Florida. Nathan Frandino reports.
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3-D Livers: A Medical First

3-D Livers: A Medical First

Ivanhoe (Mar. 31, 2014) — There are 16,000 people on the waiting list for a liver transplant. But the surgery can be risky for recipients and donors. Now, doctors have a new way to make transplants safer. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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Pennsylvania Girl Doing Well After Second Lung Transplant

Pennsylvania Girl Doing Well After Second Lung Transplant

AP (June 28, 2013) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had a double-lung transplant amid a national debate over organ allocation had a second transplant after the first failed. Sarah Murnaghan's mother says it's been a long road but her daughter is doing well.
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