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Girl’s body rejects organ donation as it was wrong blood type

A 17 year old girl born with a heart deformity had a heart and lung transplant but they were of the wrong blood type. Doctors then had to do another operation to implant organs of the correct blood type. It is still unknown whether the girl will make a full recovery although a brain scan shows no damage from the first operation.

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About: Girl’s body rejects organ donation as it was wrong blood type

Date: 21 Feb 2003

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/2784693.stm

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