Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 26 2009

It’s Official: I’m On THE LIST

On Tuesday, July 22, 2009 I was contacted by the Medical College of Virginia informing me that I’m officially on the liver transplant waiting list. About a week ago, following a meeting with the transplant surgeon, I had been told that I could expect to wait at least 3-4 more weeks before being notified about …

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Jul 18 2009

Meeting the Surgeon and Getting Sicker Quicker

On July 14, Catherine and I spent the day meeting with Dr. Rob Fisher (transplant surgeon), Dr. Todd Stravitz (hepatologist) and April Ashworth (one of the transplant coordinators) at Virginia Commonwealth University. Although it has been eight years since my initial diagnosis, all prior visits had been to the hepatology team, so this was the …

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