UK doctors perform first newborn organ transplant in country

January 21, 2015 3:11 PM

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UK doctors perform first newborn organ transplant in country

The parents of a six-day-old girl have decided to donate their newborn’s organs after her heart stopped beating due to oxygen starvation and brain damage in the womb, TimesOfIndia.com reported.

The donation marks the first time that doctors in the United Kingdom have transplanted organs from a newborn.

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