transplant program at UK Transplant Center treats patients with end-stage liver
disease and liver tumors. Our team of surgeons, nurse practitioners and nurse
coordinators, hepatologists, pharmacists and social workers partner in
providing personalized transplant care before, during and after surgery.
treating patients with liver tumors, our transplant team works closely with the
oncologists and surgeons at UK Markey Cancer Center to ensure the special needs
of these patients are met. Additionally, we offer the most advanced
treatment available for patients with hepatitis C (Hep C) who are in need of a
liver transplant at UK took place in 1995; since then, our surgeons have
performed more than 700 transplants at UK Transplant Center, using
state-of-the-art technology and leading-edge medical and surgical interventions
to provide the best possible treatment in a caring and compassionate
Acute liver failure (ALF)
Alcoholic liver disease
Benign liver tumors
Hepatocellular carcinoma (primary liver cancer)
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Polycystic liver disease
Bile duct cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
Primary biliary cirrhosis
Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Living donor liver transplantation (credentials pending 2015)
Mary Jo Perkins came down with a dose of what she thought was the flu that just wouldn’t go away. A trip to UK hospital, then the bombshell. Not only was Mary Jo's liver in terrible shape, she needed a transplant. However, being put on a donor list usually means a wait lasting weeks, months, or even years. Read more.
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