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Jefferson University hospital marked its 1 thousandth liver transplant with a reunion of the recipients (WPVI)

Jefferson University hospital marked its 1 thousandth liver transplant with a reunion of the recipients, including number 1 thousand, Denise Benckert-Frank.

In 1984, Jefferson became the first area hospital to perform a liver transplant.

Thursday, a rising number of those operations are being done with living donors.
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