Liver Transplant Program Patient Stories
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Alagille Syndrome and Liver Transplant: Rory’s Story
Because of a rare liver condition, Rory potentially faced life-threatening liver failure. A liver transplant at CHOP changed everything.
Liver Transplant: Josie’s Story
As a baby, Josie received a liver transplant. This began a 10-year journey that included bonding with her donor’s family and a generous gift to help future transplant patients.
Liver Transplant in the Midst of COVID-19: Briana’s Story
As COVID-19 swept through Philadelphia, Briana’s biliary atresia worsened. She needed a liver transplant. CHOP safely performed the surgery. Now Briana’s future is bright.
Acute Liver Failure and Liver Transplant: Budd’s Story
When he was 14, Budd was close to death because of acute liver failure. A liver transplant at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia saved his life.
Methylmalonic Acidemia (MMA), Liver Transplant and Kidney Transplant: Yusuf and Khadija's Story
Siblings Yusuf and Khadija were both diagnosed with MMA, a life-threatening genetic disease. Successful transplants have improved their quality of life.
Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant: Haley's Story
Haley had a life-saving liver transplant when she was 4. Now 15, she’s an active teenager who players lacrosse and enjoys cheerleading.
Alagille Syndrome and Liver Transplant: Alejandro’s Story
After a liver transplant at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with his father as the donor, Alejandro is an active and energetic 5-year-old.
Liver Transplant: Mia’s Story
Mia, 12, has the energy to enjoy her favorite activities like dancing after a liver transplant at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant: Parker's Story
Parker is an energetic, fun-loving 2-year-old. When he was a year old, a liver transplant saved his life. The live donor was his mother’s best friend.
Liver Transplant: Jude’s Story
Jude spent his first 15 months in and out of the hospital until a liver transplant restored his health. Now 2 1/2, he loves to play outdoor.