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April 17 is ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

April 17 is ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

Wear blue and green, attend ‘Walk of Remembrance’ and flag ceremony to commemorate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Friday, April 17, is “Donate Life Day” in Rochester, an annual recognition to raise awareness about organ donation. LifeSource, Gift of Life Transplant House and Mayo Clinic Transplant Center are hosting a “Walk of [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

Mayo Clinic’s Campus in Phoenix Leads Nation for Highest One-Year Survival Rate for Liver Transplants

Mayo Clinic’s Campus in Phoenix Leads Nation for Highest One-Year Survival Rate for Liver Transplants

PHOENIX—Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix, Arizona, has been identified as having the highest one-year patient survival rate in the U.S. for adult liver transplantation.  The statistics include both deceased and living-donor liver transplants. These statistics indicate that 98.52 percent of all patients are living one year following their liver transplant [...]

Created by Lynn Closway

Combination Therapy Offers Quicker, Less Toxic Eradication of Hepatitis C in Patients with Transplanted Livers

Combination Therapy Offers Quicker, Less Toxic Eradication of Hepatitis C in Patients with Transplanted Livers

http://youtu.be/cTjpk2XwSNc JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 9, 2014 — All patients with hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will eventually infect their new livers. These transplanted organs then require anti-viral treatment before they become severely damaged. But traditional post-transplant hepatitis C therapy can take up to a year, is potentially toxic [...]

Created by Paul Scotti

Pungpapong: HepC Study – Edited PKG (2:53)

Surakit Pungpapong, M.D., transplant hepatologist and associate professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida, talks about his latest study, how two new oral medications, used post –liver transplant – are safe and beneficial in the treatment of Hepatitis C and require only 12 weeks of treatment instead of up [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

Pungpapong: HepC Study – Next Few Years (:22)

Surakit Pungpapong, M.D., transplant hepatologist and associate professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida, talks about his latest study, how two new oral medications, used post –liver transplant – are safe and beneficial in the treatment of Hepatitis C and require only 12 weeks of treatment instead of up [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

Pungpapong: HepC Study – Background of Study (:29)

Surakit Pungpapong, M.D., transplant hepatologist and associate professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida, talks about his latest study, how two new oral medications, used post –liver transplant – are safe and beneficial in the treatment of Hepatitis C and require only 12 weeks of treatment instead of up [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

Pungpapong: HepC Study – Study Findings (:26)

Surakit Pungpapong, M.D., transplant hepatologist and associate professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida, talks about his latest study, how two new oral medications, used post –liver transplant – are safe and beneficial in the treatment of Hepatitis C and require only 12 weeks of treatment instead of up [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

Pungpapong: HepC Study – Objective of Study (:17)

Surakit Pungpapong, M.D., transplant hepatologist and associate professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida, talks about his latest study, how two new oral medications, used post –liver transplant – are safe and beneficial in the treatment of Hepatitis C and require only 12 weeks of treatment instead of up [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

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