Liver Transplant

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Liver Transplant Patient’s Mom Thankful As Community Supports Blood Drive

The Pittsburgh community has come through after a special request from a sick little boy and his family. It all came together Friday at the Petersen Events Center in Oakland.

07/10/2015

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Family Giving Back, Holding Blood Drive After Boy’s Life-Saving Transplant

A little boy who underwent a life-saving liver transplant has received a lot of attention. Now, his family is giving back.

07/09/2015

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Boy, 2, Recovering After Undergoing Liver Transplant

A little boy is recovering after undergoing a liver transplant.

07/02/2015

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Boy, 2, Desperately In Need Of Liver Transplant Receives First Offer

There may be some good news for a little boy in desperate need of a liver transplant.

07/01/2015

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Parents Praying For New Liver For Boy Desperately In Need Of Transplant

Since he entered the world, 2-year-old Lucas Goeller’s been fighting the good fight in an effort to stay alive.

06/25/2015

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Toddler, Donor Remain Hospitalized After Liver Transplant For Rare Disease

On Monday morning at Children’s Hospital, 3-year-old Kennedy Stevenson, who has a rare, life-threatening metabolic disease, didn’t know she’d be receiving part of Michael Thompson’s liver the following day.

11/14/2014

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3-Year-Old Girl Gets New Liver Thanks To Dad

Watching her play, you would never know 3-year-old Rachel Thomas has been through.

08/08/2014

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3-Year-Old Girl Gets New Liver Thanks To Dad

Rachel Thomas needs a liver transplant, but the cost exceeds $500,000.

08/08/2014

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Teen Has New Lease On Life 1 Year After Liver Transplant

With a new 6-week-old puppy named Bear, you know this Christmas will be one loaded with cheer and laughter for 15-year-old Adam Snow, his brother Michael and the rest of the Snow family.

12/25/2013

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Boy Ready To Return Home After Liver Transplant At Children’s Hospital

Even tethered to the IV pole in his hospital room, Luke Lehue has all the moves playing pick-up hockey with a couple of pretty physical therapists.

12/06/2013

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Kidney Donation Flyer Prompts Outpouring Of Support For Local Woman

It’s a long way from Mendoza, Argentina, to a Zumba fitness class at Baierl Family YMCA in Franklin Park. But Jacquie Uhler wasn’t dancing when she arrived in Pittsburgh in 1985.

02/21/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Liver Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer is joined by Doctors Jose Oliva and Kusum Tom from the AGH Liver Transplant program.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/03/2012

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Young Liver Transplant Patient On Road To Recovery

Just in time for Thanksgiving, a local boy will be saying goodbye to his nurses and doctors at UPMC Children’s Hospital and will head home to Butler County.

11/19/2012

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Family Makes Desperate Plea For Liver Donation To Help Gravely Ill Teen

There is an unusual and desperate plea to the public from the parents of a local teenager who is in Children’s Hospital near death; his liver, failing.

11/09/2012