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Split Liver Transplant Saves the Life of a 70-year-old Woman and a 1-year-old Boy

In 2013, The Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute performed a split liver transplant, giving the gift of life to two people: a 70-year-old woman and a 1-year-old boy.

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Living Liver Transplant

Mary Carnahan—in desperate need of a liver transplant—found a living donor close to home: her own daughter.

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The ABC’s of Hepatitis

2014 has been a remarkable year in the area of liver disease since I’ve been practicing medicine. We are on the cusp of having access to therapies that could essentially...

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Fatty Liver Disease Affects 6 Million in U.S.

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that are a consequence of insulin resistance or in other words, the inability of insulin to work transferring sugars (energy) to our body...

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