Liver News

Dr. Kato celebrates finishing his eighth New York City Marathon.
After nearly dying from COVID-19 last year, Dr. Kato reflects on recovery and completing his eighth New York City Marathon.
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The nine-hour procedure involved more than 30 surgeons and specialists, including anesthesiologists, hepatologists, nurses, and technicians, from NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Photo courtesy of NYP.
Alusine and Isatu Jalloh traveled 4,300 miles from home to give their girls the chance for a better life. 9 days before Covid hit NYC, our team of surgeons successfully separated the conjoined twins. This is their remarkable story.
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Empathy and solidarity lead to asking better questions, having deeper relationships with patients, and can advance life-saving research. We take a look at Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with Dr. Julia Wattacheril.
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Photo by Brady Wahl, Creative Commons
In the United States, until recently, your chances of receiving a donated liver within 30 days would vary significantly depending on where you lived—they could have been as low as 1 percent, or as high as 60. But a new liver distribution policy has made a huge shift, making distribution more equitable.
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After a double-lung transplant, Jerry Cahill defies the odds with kidney-liver transplant, and continues to thrive and advocate for others.
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An interview with Steven Stylianos, MD, Chief of Pediatric Surgery.
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Tomoaki Kato, MD
Blog & Newsletter

What We’re Reading: 06/04/21

A few highlights from around the web that made it into our feeds this week.
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We interviewed Tomoaki Kato, MD, about what's new in liver treatment, and there have been big changes. Dr. Kato discusses everything from the rise in liver cancer to the cure for hepatitis C to advancements in surgery. There's a lot to be excited about and much to know.
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 Tomoaki Kato, MD with Kathleen Thomas, RN in a surgical case planning meeting February of 2020.
Dr. Tomoaki Kato spent two months in the hospital fighting COVID-19. In this incredible essay, he tells his story and shares what he's learned along the way.
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