Girl who survived record transplant doing well – WCSH-TV

This was originally published on this site Transplant-survivor(Photo: NEWS CENTER) HOLLIS, Maine — (NEWS CENTER) Just over four years ago, a 13-year old girl from Hollis received a ground breaking multi-organ transplant. Alannah Shevenell received a new esophagus, liver, stomach, spleen, pancreas and small intestine after losing her own organs to a rare tumor. And Read more about Girl who survived record transplant doing well – WCSH-TV[…]

8-year-old quadruple transplant recipient meets donor’s parents – My Fox Boston

This was originally published on this siteUpdated: Dec 17, 2015 – 8:30 PM PITTSBURGH — An 8-year-old girl from Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, who underwent a rare quadruple-organ transplant last month met the parents of the organ donor. According to the Kyree’s Dream Team Facebook page, Luis Morales and Evelyn Morales visited Kyree Beachem at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Wednesday. Kyree received liver, Read more about 8-year-old quadruple transplant recipient meets donor’s parents – My Fox Boston[…]

12-year-old finds her tune after multi-organ transplant – CBS News

This was originally published on this sitePITTSBURGH — Chelsea Wheeler had a multi-organ transplant in September at Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh — but she isn’t missing a beat. The 12-year-old is learning to play the ukulele, with the help of her music therapists Kory Antonacci and Nicole Steele, reports CBS Pittsburgh. “Christmas, favorite time of the Read more about 12-year-old finds her tune after multi-organ transplant – CBS News[…]

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)[…]