A baby in a Minneapolis suburb needed a liver transplant, so his mom called St. Louis Children’s Hospital to ask about a second opinion to double-list her son. That call resulted in a whole liver transplant for Anthony Postudensek on April 19, 2009, four weeks after he was double-listed at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The infant had been on a transplant list since November 2008 at another hospital. “The staff was so proactive with Anthony, and he was getting weaker and weaker,” says Paula. “Everyone fought for him, and my pediatrician received updates. We didn’t think we’d see a difference in care between the two hospitals—but we did at St. Louis Children’s.”



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