liver transplant

September 8, 2021

UW Medicine will lead a  $21 million national trial of a novel vaccine aimed to reduce the effects of cytomegalovirus in liver transplants.

June 3, 2021

UW Medicine’s 1st Alaskan recipient of a living-donor liver graft heads home after a lifesaving gift from his nephew across the country.

picture of Kris and Lauren Anderson of Redmond, Washington
December 31, 2020

The start of a new year often brings hope of better days. For Kris Anderson, 51, of Redmond, Washington, the future has rarely looked so bright. On Dec. 8, she received a lobe of liver from her daughter Lauren at UW Medical Center in Seattle.

December 31, 2020

UW Medicine team performs first-in-Pacific Northwest living-donor liver transplant for metastatic colorectal cancer.

July 8, 2019

The procedure aims to cure aggressive disease with a donor liver.

September 17, 2018

A study published Sept.

Hudson Hill received a very special gift from his uncle, when he needed it most.
December 22, 2017

With the season of giving upon us, this is a story about a baby, a miracle and the gift of life from a member of the Army’s special forces who gave part of his liver to his nephew, which saved his life.

picture of patient Paul Hamilton with Dr. Martin Montenovo
November 30, 2017

Patient Paul Hamilton and transplant surgeon Dr.

November 28, 2017

In a clinical trial, UW Medical Center deploys a warm-preservation device to transport the donor organ. The first patient received the liver from his sister, who had died unexpectedly. 

picture of Judy Chen
November 7, 2017

Unrelated to alcohol, sugar consumption is the root of most liver transplants in young Americans, a recent study shows. 


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