Girl, 1, becomes Japan's youngest lung transplant recipient

May 12, 2017

Girl, 1, becomes Japan's youngest lung transplant recipient

A 1-year-old girl became the youngest lung transplant recipient in Japan on Thursday after being given the organs from a brain-dead boy, according to a hospital in Okayama Prefecture that performed the surgery. The girl suffers from pulmonary hypertension, or high blood pressure in ...