Sunday, July 8, 2012

Amazing Sunday-Live Liver Donation at Stanford: Sisters Undergo Unique and Rare Transplant

Published on Jun 22, 2012


Fighting liver failure had become an all-encompassing task for Judith Lattin, after an autoimmune disease had scarred her liver beyond recovery. At Stanford, Lattin was given the option to undergo a unique and rare procedure; a piece of her sister's liver would be used as a transplant. Instead of having to wait for a deceased donor liver, Lattin's sister, Christine Webb, was a great match for a live liver transplant. The procedure is only done a handful of times each year, by only the most senior surgeons.

Read the sisters' full story here:
http://stanfordhospital.org/newsEvents/newsletters/healthnotes/live-liver-don...



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