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[…]

Local teen with cystic fibrosis gets life-saving double-lung transplant – KABC-TV

This was originally published on this site WESTWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — This holiday season will have a special meaning for 17-year-old Shelby Klug. The local teenager was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, which is a life-threatening condition that damages the lungs and digestive system. Her health took a turn for the worse two months ago, Read more about Local teen with cystic fibrosis gets life-saving double-lung transplant – KABC-TV[…]

Cork boy Arron celebrates Christmas miracle after double-lung transplant – Irish Examiner

This was originally published on this site The parents of a brave young boy with cystic fibrosis are celebrating a Christmas miracle after he received a life-changing double-lung transplant. Arron O’Leary, 12, was called for the operation in Newcastle just days after his dad, Paul, told Santa that their ultimate Christmas gift would be a Read more about Cork boy Arron celebrates Christmas miracle after double-lung transplant – Irish Examiner[…]

Tennessee woman survives record 25 years after lung transplant – The Tennessean

This was originally published on this site Twenty-five years after her lung transplant, Pam Smith makes the annual 200-mile trip from her home in Athens, Tenn., to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for her checkup at the Vanderbilt Clinic.(Photo: John Russell / Vanderbilt University) Pam Smith started the day at her mom’s, eating the holiday’s leftover turkey and dressing. Read more about Tennessee woman survives record 25 years after lung transplant – The Tennessean[…]