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liver disease

Super-Cooled Livers Could Bring New Flexibility To Organ Transplants

By Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times In liver transplantation, the biggest inequity is geographic. When organs become available, they are generally offered first to patients nearby. A big part of the reason is that once a liver is harvested from a cadaver, it remains viable for no more than 12 hours. As a result, waiting […]

July 2, 2014

A Form Of Liver Disease Has Quickly Emerged As A Public Health Threat

By Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH — Renee Terney, who traveled to Erie, Pa., earlier this month to ride the slides at Splash Lagoon, has come a long way in the 2.5 years since she was struck by a form of liver disease that has quickly emerged as a public health threat and a challenge […]

June 30, 2014