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Two Prominent Nebraska Doctors Become Patients in Living Donor Liver Transplant
Date:4/15/2008

f the new liver does not function properly or if blood vessels develop clots.

"Liver transplant recipients can also develop infections or rejection of the new liver, but these conditions are usually easily controlled with medication," said Dr. Langnas.

"There are significant advantages to receiving an organ from a living donor. The surgery can be planned to occur when the recipient is healthy instead of waiting until the disease is in its advanced stages," added Dr. Langnas. "The living donor organs in general function better than deceased donor organs."

After more than a week recovering from the surgeries, both Dr. Gorby and Dr. Schaefer said they felt strong and both went home from the hospital.

"I could tell a difference right away," Dr. Schaefer said after the transplant. "I feel stupendous."

Both physicians plan to spend at least two months recovering from surgery before returning to work.

Dr. Schaefer hoped by making her story public, she would inspire more people to become organ donors. Nationally, more than 98,000 people await organ transplants. Two days after the transplant, Dr. Schaefer said she had received e-mails from people who said her transplant had inspired them to become donors.

"If one person marks their drivers' license to become a donor after hearing about it, then it's all worth it," she said.

Dr. Gorby heard similar remarks even before the transplant. "People would say, 'It makes me want to be a better person.' If this gets other people thinking about becoming donors, that's great to hear."

With a reputation for excellence, innovation and extraordinary patient care, The Nebraska Medical Center has earned J.D. Power and Associates' Hospital of Distinction award for inpatient services for three consecutive years. It also received the 2007 Consumer Choice Award, a mark of patient satisfaction as selected by healthcare consumers and has achieved Magnet recognition status for nursing ex
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