Published: Mar 5th, 2013
Now that Chelsey Hoyle is rid of her scarred, dysfunctional liver, the 1-year-old can really get down to the business of being a baby.
Chelsey received part of an adult liver during a transplant operation in early November, less than a month before her first birthday. The operation was UF&Shands’ first pediatric liver transplant since the program’s seven-month hiatus and its reactivation in April 2012. The program is one of only two in Florida.
Published: Apr 25th, 2012
UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, has reactivated its adult and pediatric liver transplant programs and can resume performing liver transplants immediately, officials said today. The United Network […]
Published: Dec 16th, 2011
UF department of surgery researchers have uncovered more information about why elderly patients often fare poorly after liver surgery, and why livers donated by elderly people often experience ischemia-reperfusion injury […]
Published: Nov 1st, 2010
University of Florida scientists have identified a key cellular process involved in age-related damage to the liver — and ways to reverse that damage by manipulating genes or administering certain […]