Doctors perform first ever infant organ transplant

January 20, 2015 10:25 PM

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Doctors perform first ever infant organ transplant

"This case has set a milestone in the care of newborns in the U.K.," doctors said.

The donor was a baby girl born whose brain was starved of oxygen during pregnancy. Her parents agreed to give up their child's organs after doctors told them their daughter wasn't going to make it. The infant's two kidneys saved the lives of two other newborns.

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