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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Liver

Last year
# Liver
HPSC investigating child hepatitis cases with unknown causes
Since October two of the 28 probable hepatitis cases have resulted in liver transplants and one child has died.
All time
# Breakthrough
Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body
The finding may increase the number of available livers for transplant, researchers say.
# Budd Chiari Syndrome
'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK
Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.
# Kidney failure
First-round KO brings Donegal's Jason Quigley 10th win out of 10
‘El Animal’ tore into Lopez with clinical body shots.
# Organ Donation
More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year
However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.
# Drink
Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals
New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.
# get tested
More than half of people with hepatitis C don't know they have it - HSE
Between 20,000 and 50,000 people in Ireland are infected with hepatitis C – and the HSE is urging people at risk to get tested.
# Meadhbh McGivern
Meadhbh McGivern in a 'relatively stable' condition after 14 hour surgery
The Leitrim teenager was flown to London in the government Lear jet on Wednesday night after a donor organ became available.