"I had my liver transplant in 2000, we were taught to avoid Grapefruit. Now I am reading pomegranate is also something that should be avoided, is this true? Also is Kombucha tea safe for liver transplant recipients?"
"Dear Dr. Transplant Hepatologist,
Thank you for joining. Is there a name that you would like to be addressed by on this site, or will Dr. TH work?
My question is what percentage of your patients are able to return to work…"
"in New york state the consent rate to be an organ donor on the motor vehicle license is below 20%, which is much much lower than in the rest of the country. this is one of many reasons why wait list times for all organs are much longer in NY…"
"Really, I was never away of this in the medical community. I always thought it was the average "Joe" that had difficulties with understanding due to lack of exposure and education regarding transplants."
"Hi Liver doc
It is too bad that we do not have public service announcements sharing transplant stories.
The show Three Rivers was great-too bad it was cancelled.
Thankfully, we have transplant organizations that are working on…"
"Hello Liver doc
When you have a moment of free time please create a new thread and ask some questions. I welcome you to participate by asking a general or specific question to start with.
This will be fun and…"
"i am not a surgeon and havent had a transplant. i have been taking care of liver transplant pts for about 15 years so i hope to be able provide insight to any transplant-related medical questions you guys might have."
I had my liver transplant in 2000, we were taught to avoid Grapefruit. Now I am reading pomegranate is also something that should be avoided, is this true? Also is Kombucha tea safe for liver transplant recipients?