In 2014 Barbara Sommons, a nurse from Richboro, Pa., saw her doctor for persistent fatigue that she couldn’t seem to shake. Blood tests revealed a diagnosis she would have never guessed, even with her clinical background. Barbara had contracted Hepatitis C from a blood transfusion nearly 40 years prior.
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Dina Halegoua-De Marzio, M.D., Director of the Fatty Liver Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital was recently quoted in a Healio Gastroenterology article about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD. According to the article, NAFLD was not documented until the 1980’s and patients did not undergo liver transplants for the disease until the 1990’s. It is more »
With the prospects of a liver transplant dimming and told he had just 6 months to live, Larry turned to the liver cancer specialists at Jefferson who helped this veteran fighter pilot overcome his cancer.