Hospital Confirms Steve Jobs Received Liver Transplant

Split-screen: "A few months ago, Steve Jobs took a leave of absence from Apple. His ever-reducing weight was only one suspicion, until Jobs himself confirmed his leave to be on medical grounds. He initially revealed a hormone imbalance to be the culprit, with a difficulty in processing proteins. The Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute revealed today via press release, with the patient's permission, that Jobs received a liver transplant at the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in partnership with the University of Tennessee in Memphis."

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wibble3794d ago

The hospital should sell his old liver on ebay.

The iLiver..

Nike3794d ago

Great, give them ideas. As if they haven't added an "i" to everything else so far. :-/

Lilith_Belial3794d ago

"Jobs was 'the patient with the highest MELD score (Model for End-Stage Liver Disease) of his blood type and, therefore, the sickest patient on the waiting list at the time a donor organ became available”. I study medicine, and so far, I can tell you that's bull, my epidemiology studies say there are hundreds of individuals with higher MELD scores in this country in need of an hepatic transplant, just what a little $$$ can do now a days, always screwing the little guy in need of a second chance.