Dual live-donor transplant surgery conducted on 2-year-old – Times of India

KOCHI: Grandmother donated her kidney and father donated his liver to save a two-year-old girl who weighed 7 kg, making her the smallest child in the world to have successfully undergone dual live-donor transplant.Doctors who performed the transplant at Aster Medcity said that the organ transplant manual states that a child should weigh at least … Continue reading “Dual live-donor transplant surgery conducted on 2-year-old – Times of India”

Boy has much to be thankful for after multi-organ transplant – WSPA.com

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Tony Forte was diagnosed at six days old with a rare disease that effects the digestive system. He has never lived a normal life but things are looking up after receiving a multi-organ transplant back in late August. Forte says he is grateful for a chance at a normal life. “I … Continue reading “Boy has much to be thankful for after multi-organ transplant – WSPA.com”

5-year-old, 5-organ transplant boy regular kid – WTSP.com

Aracelis Ortiz lifts the shirt of 5-year-old Adonis to show the scars from his five-organ transplant. WTSP photo TAMPA — At three years old, Adonis Ortiz endured more than most people do in their entire lives. Born with his organs outside of his body, Oritz underwent a first-of-its-kind successful 5-organ-transplant. Now three years later and … Continue reading “5-year-old, 5-organ transplant boy regular kid – WTSP.com”

San Benito boy recovering after rare eight-organ transplant surgery – KGBT-TV

A San Benito boy is recovering from a rare eight-organ transplant procedure in Florida. On February 23, Liam Garza successfully underwent a nine-hour transplant surgery, receiving eight new organs: a liver, stomach, large and small bowel, pancreas, two kidneys, and bladder. When Liam was born his family realized he had Megacystis Microcolon Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome … Continue reading “San Benito boy recovering after rare eight-organ transplant surgery – KGBT-TV”

Eight-organ transplant saves life of Texas toddler in Miami – Miami Herald

Five years ago, Julissa Cerda brought her infant daughter from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas to the Miami Transplant Institute so that surgeons could save the girl’s life from a rare and fatal congenital disease that would not allow her to digest food. The multi-organ transplant surgery was a success. So when her second … Continue reading “Eight-organ transplant saves life of Texas toddler in Miami – Miami Herald”

Young sisters poisoned by chocolate to enjoy first ever Easter eggs after double organ transplant – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk Young sisters poisoned by chocolate to enjoy first ever Easter eggs after double organ transplant Mirror.co.uk Brave sisters Nicole and Lola Raine can finally enjoy the chocolate that would have once poisoned them. They both suffered from a rare kidney and liver disease which meant chocolate was off-limits, the Birmingham Mail reports. But now … Continue reading “Young sisters poisoned by chocolate to enjoy first ever Easter eggs after double organ transplant – Mirror.co.uk”

Houston girl waits 7 years for organ transplant – KPRC Houston

Photo courtesy of GoFundMe page. HOUSTON – A Houston girl has a bright future ahead of her after waiting seven years for an organ transplant. Joey Knott was born with Berdon syndrome, also known as MMIHS. “It’s a fancy word for saying she has a giant bladder and very little intestine and she’s unable to digest … Continue reading “Houston girl waits 7 years for organ transplant – KPRC Houston”

Pineville girl waiting on second organ transplant turns 10 – The Daily Advertiser

Kylie Walleser-Bush of Pineville turned 10 on Feb. 10 still waiting on a multi-organ transplant. She is need of a small intestine, a liver and pancreas.(Photo: Miranda Klein/The Town Talk) Kylie Walleser-Bush made it to double digits on Feb. 10. “To her, it’s just another birthday, but to us, it’s ‘Thank goodness, another birthday,’” her … Continue reading “Pineville girl waiting on second organ transplant turns 10 – The Daily Advertiser”

UNMC doctor saves 5-year-old boy with quadruple transplant – KETV Omaha

Doctors had given up, telling the little boy’s parents that their son wouldn’t survive. However, after a journey that sent the Oklahoma family to Omaha, a procedure saved the boy’s life. Nolan Sensintaffar acts like a typical 5-year-old. But the IV line and feeding tube attached to him paint a different picture. [Video: UNMC doctor saves … Continue reading “UNMC doctor saves 5-year-old boy with quadruple transplant – KETV Omaha”