Pineville girl looking for transplant pushes state for insurance answers – KALB News (press release)

This was originally published on this site More Video… Source: KALB PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) – A local 9-year-old is in the fight for her life after her family claims a change in insurance halted her possibility of a transplant. As News Channel 5’s Emileigh Forrester (Twitter: @EmileighKALB) reports, the girl’s mother is doing everything she Read more about Pineville girl looking for transplant pushes state for insurance answers – KALB News (press release)[…]

Young Scot on transplant waiting list asks people to join NHS Organ Donor Register – Scottish Daily Record

This was originally published on this siteA SCOTS teenager has only one thing on her wishlist this Christmas – the gift of life. Morgan MacIntyre is one of the youngest people in the country on the transplant waiting list. The 16-year-old had to endure dialysis from birth and received a kidney transplant when she was Read more about Young Scot on transplant waiting list asks people to join NHS Organ Donor Register – Scottish Daily Record[…]

5-month-old from New Castle undergoing liver transplant Tuesday morning – WPXI Pittsburgh

This was originally published on this siteA 5-month-old boy from New Castle who is desperately in need of a liver transplant was undergoing surgery Tuesday morning. Wyatt was born with a rare infant end stage liver disease called biliary atresia. No one knows what causes it and there is no cure. Wyatt’s mother, Sara Baile, Read more about 5-month-old from New Castle undergoing liver transplant Tuesday morning – WPXI Pittsburgh[…]

2-year-old Poplar Bluff boy waiting for heart transplant – KFVS

This was originally published on this sitePOPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) – One Poplar Bluff family says they are thankful they’ll get to spend Christmas together, even if it’s in a St. Louis hospital. Laramy and Jessica Gregory thought their then 1-year-old son, Liam, had caught a simple cold. “On September 30th we took him to the Read more about 2-year-old Poplar Bluff boy waiting for heart transplant – KFVS[…]

Seven months after kidney transplant, 10-yr-old comes second in race – Daily News & Analysis

This was originally published on this siteThe game, in its seventh year, saw the participation of over 200 liver and kidney transplant recipients and donors on Sunday morning. Just seven months after his kidney transplant, 10-year-old Adil Shaikh from the city not only participated in the National Transplant Games 2015 but also won the second Read more about Seven months after kidney transplant, 10-yr-old comes second in race – Daily News & Analysis[…]

Double-lung transplant is birthday gift 3 years in the making – Fox 35 Orlando

This was originally published on this site Double-lung transplant is birthday gift 3 years in the making DELAND, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – After waiting nearly three years, a now 20-year-old girl from DeLand gets a double-lung transplant and a new outlook, the day before her birthday.  When we arrive in Jacksonville, Shelby Harrison has Read more about Double-lung transplant is birthday gift 3 years in the making – Fox 35 Orlando[…]

How heart transplant surgery changed 10-year-old Hannah’s life – Times of India

This was originally published on this siteTwo hours into the four-hour operation to give 10-year-old Hannah a new heart, her surgeon was approaching the most critical stage of the procedure. Dr Nagarajan Muthialu had to suture the aorta of her new heart into her chest with only a tiny margin for error, while at the Read more about How heart transplant surgery changed 10-year-old Hannah’s life – Times of India[…]