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Paracentesis post transplant

Started this discussion. Last reply by rick Mar 26, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello everyone.  I have a question that I am trying to gain as much information as I can about.  My husband had a liver transplant in February of this year.  He was very ill, had MELD of 41 and…Continue

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Paracentesis post transplant

Hello everyone.  I have a question that I am trying to gain as much information as I can about.  My husband had a liver transplant in February of this year.  He was very ill, had MELD of 41 and therefore, understandably, we have had some struggles with recovery. Started out beautifully.  He was up to walking a mile around the step down unit, then over the next months began having complications, had to have a stent where the bile duct was attached to his small intestines,  portal vein…See More
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"Kate, My husband also had his transplant at Vanderbilt.  His Meld score was 41 and it was on 2/12/12.  Also due to Hep C.  We are still experiencing a lot of complications post transplant.  Hospitalizations and bi-weekly…"
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At 8:21am on December 27, 2013, David said…

     Happy Birthday FireFly ! 

At 4:07pm on December 27, 2012, Duane Kellar said…

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At 3:12pm on December 27, 2012, Mr. T said…

Happy Birthday TNFirefly, enjoy your day. Hope your husband is doing better.

At 9:34am on December 27, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday TNFirefly! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm central time. Hope to see you there!

At 7:07am on December 27, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday FireFly ! 

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At 5:10pm on August 7, 2012, Mr. T said…

Welcome TNFirefly, glad you found this web site.  There is a group for care givers I believe under groups. As for your husband, I recommend he also join this website so he care learn and share experiences.

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