Department of Surgery News Archive

Liver is gift of friendship and a Pacific Northwest first

Next-door neighbors and longtime pals now can claim a uniquely shared life experience: transplantation Outside of Operating Room 12 at UW Medical Center, the surgical nurse is entering information about Jaime McClanahan Cuzick.She asks a visitor, “What is her relation to the recipient?”“Her friend.”A quick double take, then a smile. That’s a typical reaction when people…

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