Lung Transplant

Organ Transplant Board Votes To Allow Exception To Under 12 Rule To Remain In PlaceThe temporary exception, enacted last year, allowed 11-year-old Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square to have a double lung transplant operation with adult lungs.
Sarah Murnaghan Leaves CHOP; Returns To Her Newtown Square HomeThe 11-year-old Newtown Square girl who made national headlines when her parents sued to get her on the adult lung transplant list is finally home after long hospital stay.
Sarah Murnaghan’s Road To RecoveryThe 10-year-old Delaware County girl who underwent a double lung transplant on June 12th is now recovering.
Mom: Sarah Murnaghan Off Oxygen After 2 Lung TransplantsJanet Murnaghan says that in the last few days Sarah has started to walk around the hospital with the aid of a walker and has even gone outside briefly.
Murnaghan Family: Sarah Makes Important Step Towards RecoveryThe family of the 10-year-old Newtown Square girl who received two lung transplants in June shared some good news Thursday.
Delaware County Lung Transplant Patient Undergoes Diaphragm SurgeryThe 10-year-old Delaware County girl who had two lung transplants in the last month underwent another surgery Tuesday.
Murnaghan Family: Sarah Had To Have Second Transplant After First Set Of Lungs FailedThe Murnaghan family is speaking out for the first time since 10-year-old Sarah underwent lung transplant surgery.
Lung Transplant Patient, Sarah Murnaghan, ResponsiveSarah's mom, Janet, posted an update on Facebook, writing that Sarah is awake and nodding "yes" and "no" to questions.
Court Hearing On Hold Over Lung Transplant RulesA court hearing over organ donation rules is on hold after the Pennsylvania girl at the center of the lawsuit received a lung transplant.
Pennsylvania Girl at Center of Transplant Debate Has Successful Lung Transplant SurgeryThe ten-year-old, critically ill Delaware County girl whose desperate search for a donor lung captured national attention has undergone a successful surgery Wednesday.
Pennsylvania Girl at Center of Transplant Debate Gets New LungThe Delaware County girl whose wait for a lung transplant captured national attention was undergoing surgery after a donor lung became available.
Transplant Group Rejects Lung Rule Changes, Creates Special Appeal And Review SystemThe 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.