Sarah Murnaghan will now be able to receive adult lungs! Her family has won an emergency motion to suspend the current donor rule that only allows children 12 and over to be eligible for adult lungs.
Her family says this means Sarah can now go on the list for an adult transplant.
But on a day when the 10-year-old should be celebrating, we’re told she’s not doing too well. Her heart is pumping harder because her lungs are closer to giving out.
- Sarah’s Family Makes Legal Case For Sebelius To Intervene (malikalovenotes.wordpress.com)
- Organ Donor Law May Keep Sarah Murnaghan From Getting The Life-Saving Lung Transplant She Needs (medicaldaily.com)
- Feds call for review of child organ transplant rules (foxnews.com)