When Walter Cervantes learned he needed a new liver in 2002, the last person he wanted to ask was his close friend Rosie Lewis. Back then, living liver donation—in which a healthy person gives a portion of their liver to a patient in need—was a new concept. This year, they celebrated the procedure’s 20th anniversary.Keck Medical Center of USC
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During the peak of the COVID-19 surge in Los Angeles, Keck Medicine of USC physicians implemented a new protocol to monitor and manage the care of liver and kidney transplant recipients who developed COVID-19, including monoclonal antibody therapy for eligible patients. Now, a new study shows that as a result of these efforts, the number…Keck Medical Center of USC
To improve the health of would-be kidney donors, the USC Transplant Institute of Keck Medicine of USC is launching a unique living donor wellness pilot program that will help donation candidates make sustainable lifestyle changes.Keck Medical Center of USC