Girl Who Took On Donor Rules Gets Lung TransplantA 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation drew public debate over how donated lungs are allocated was getting a transplant Wednesday, her family said.
Transplant Group Rejects Lung Rule Changes The national organization that manages organ transplants rejected making emergency rule changes Monday for children under 12 who are waiting on lungs, but created a special appeal and review system to hear such cases.
Pa. Girl Gets On Lung Donor List, Boy Also SuesThe national organ transplant network has complied with a judge's unusual order and placed a dying 10-year-old girl on the adult waiting list for a donated lung, and a patient at the same hospital asked the court for the same relief.
Local Doctor Weighs In On Pope’s Partial LungMore than half a century ago, Pope Francis lost part of his right lung. It was removed because of pneumonia.