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Lung Transplant

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Girl Who Got New Lungs In Pa. Has Pneumonia

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had a pair of adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung, which her mother described on Monday as “a large setback.”

07/08/2013

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Sen. Toomey Applauds Court’s Transplant List Ruling

Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan’s desperately needs a lung transplant.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/05/2013

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Health & Human Services Secretary Decides Not To Intervene In Transplant Case

A 10-year-old girl in a Philadelphia hospital is waiting for a donor lung to save her life, and her parents are doing everything they can to get that lung.

06/04/2013

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Machine Keeps Donated Lungs “Alive”

How do you keep donor lungs in the best shape possible for transplant? Local doctors are trying a new strategy. They want to keep them in as lifelike an environment as possible using a machine that circulates blood at body temperature through the donated organs.

03/13/2013