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Madison, Wisconsin – Scott A. Vanderloop of Appleton, Wis. received a second chance at life recently after becoming the 2,000th patient to receive a liver transplant at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison. The procedure places UW Hospital among an elite group of transplant centers across the country to reach this notable milestone.

“This is certainly a proud accomplishment for our liver transplant program and a testament to all the dedicated professionals, both past and present, who’ve worked so hard to help improve the lives of our patients and their families,” said Anthony M D’Alessandro, MD, director of the UW Hospital liver transplant program. “We are more excited and motivated than ever by what the future holds, and we look forward to helping even more patients in need.”

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