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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • KU Hospital transplants 1,000th liver

  • The University of Kansas Hospital has transplanted its 1,000th liver — followed soon after by the 1,001st transplant.
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  • The University of Kansas Hospital has transplanted its 1,000th liver — followed soon after by the 1,001st transplant.
    The hospital announced Wednesday the recipient of the 1,000th transplant was 60-year-old Brenda Higgins of Kansas City. Thirty-nine-year-old Deborah Ellerbusch of Newton received the 1,001st liver.
    The hospital's liver transplant program started in 1990.
    Hospital officials say the program is among the 25 largest in the nation.

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