A donated liver was the Christmas miracle for Scott Kelly, who needed a transplant, and his family.
Participating in any life-saving transplant is a special event: it provides someone in need with a new chance at a healthy life with his or her loved ones. Doing so on Christmas is particularly gratifying.
Although she’s just four years old, Assiah Phinisee of Philadelphia is now linked to singer and actor Bobby Rydell, and is a key reason that he is once again performing his hit songs from the 1950s and 60s. That’s because Assiah, who was diagnosed with a rare condition affecting the bile ducts shortly after her more »
When South Philly native Bobby Rydell, who rose to prominence as an actor and singer in the 1950s and 60s, needed a liver transplant as well as a new kidney, he turned to the transplant specialists at Jefferson University Hospitals. “Mr. Rydell did not have very long to live,” says Cataldo Doria, MD, PhD, FACS, more »
Liver transplantation can be a difficult and lengthy process and at Jefferson, we want you to know that you are not alone, you are backed by a multidisciplinary team of experts will be involved in your care every step of the way, from preoperative evaluation to surgery and follow-up.