Florissant Baby Receives Rare Living Liver Transplant: A Miraculous Outcome

Florissant, Missouri – In a rare and lifesaving procedure, a baby named Eden Hernandez underwent a living liver transplant. Eden was born with a typically fatal liver disease that affects approximately 1 in 12,000 newborns in the United States. The procedure gives hope to other families facing similar challenges.

The transplant, performed at an undisclosed hospital, involved the donation of a portion of a liver from a living donor to replace Eden’s damaged organ. This type of transplant, known as a living donor liver transplant, is considered a complex procedure. The successful outcome highlights the potential for this treatment option to save lives.

Eden’s story serves as a testament to the power of medical advancements and the generosity of donors. As one of the lucky few to receive a living liver transplant, Eden’s experience brings attention to the critical need for organ donors and the potential for more lives to be saved through transplantation.

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