Penn Transplant Institute

Living Liver Donor Transplant Patient Stories

  • Michelle


    At the 2013 Dash for Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness, Michelle talks about learning that she needed a liver transplant for a rare autoimmune disease at a routine doctor visit. She received a living liver transplant at the Penn Transplant Institute.

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  • Meredith and Elaine

    Meredith and Elaine

    After Elaine was diagnosed with Hepatitis C, her physicians determined that she needed a liver transplant. Rather than wait for a liver to become available, her daughter, Meredith, donated a portion of her own liver to Elaine.

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