ALF Hosts Biliary Atresia / Pediatric Liver Transplant Meetings in Salt Lake City The American Liver Foundation is steadily extending our activities to new areas. In addition to new educational programs, an upgraded website and coalitions with other organizations serving similar populations, our geographical reach is increasing. 1) Liver failure causes a low level of protein albumin in the blood. Albumin is the main blood protein that maintains blood volume. Blood and excess fluid can build up causing the swelling. 2) Mrs. So's expanded uterus is pressing against her kidneys and her bladder. The pressure could cause a reduced filtration rate and cause water retention. Your hepatologiest needs to do a liver biopsy to see the condition of your liver. Don't wait on this, it is important to know. AND to be eligible for a transplant, if needed in the future, a patient must be 6 months sober with documentation of a treatment program, counseling or AA type meetings signed by the speaker.

ALF Hosts Biliary Atresia / Pediatric Liver Transplant Meetings in Salt Lake City The American Liver Foundation is steadily extending our activities to new areas. In addition to new educational programs, an upgraded website and coalitions with other organizations serving similar populations, our geographical reach is increasing. The Hartford Hospital Transplant Program performed its first liver transplant operation in November, 1984. The Program. The goal of the Hartford Hospital Liver Transplantation Program is to restore patients with advanced liver disease to their optimum level of health and to return them to a productive life. Description: The Newcomers Galore meeting is a meeting for the newcomer to learn more about AA and share their own experience, strength and hope. Meeting Type: This is a open meeting to all people, alcoholic or non-alcoholic.