Children win broader access to donor lungs

June 23, 2014 11:16 PM

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Children win broader access to donor lungs

PHILADELPHIA – A national transplant board has permanently adopted a rule that gives sick children a better shot at donor lungs.

The vote Monday came a year after a Pennsylvania girl's need for new lungs sparked a national debate on donor rules. The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network will now give children more consideration for adult lungs.

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