Need some uplifting liver disease news this week? Check out NPR’s latest episode of Fresh Air, which features renowned transplant surgeon Joshua Mezrich, MD,
As a surgeon, Mezrich, who is also an associate professor in the Division of Multiorgan Transplantation at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Wisconsin, has performed hundreds of transplants. He has also assisted in operations involving other organs and has a new book out about his experiences in the operating room, titled When Death Becomes Life.
Mezrich recounts all that a successful transplant surgery entails—including a discussion of the different types of donors and the stamina and time it takes doctors to complete each one.
Mezrich also discusses the
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