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Posted on 07/06/2013 5:32:58 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan is still recovering from her second lung transplant, but she's awake and seems to be in good spirits.
Her mother, Janet Ruddock Murnaghan, shared a video of Sarah waving to the camera and blowing a kiss on Friday.
Sarah, who has end-stage cystic fibrosis, underwent her first adult double-lung transplant on June 12, but suffered a primary graft failure (PGF) due to the poor quality of her first set of lungs, not rejection, her mother reported. She received a second pair of lungs infected with pneumonia on June 15. Despite the high risk of taking infected lungs, her mother said Sarah was running out of time, so they decided to go forward with the procedure.
Sarah's first lung biopsy showed no signs of rejection, according to her mother.
Sarah had a procedure to fixed her paralyzed diaphragm on Monday, which was injured during her lung transplants. This will allow her lungs to expand further. She continues to recover at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Before the operation - Sarah and her sister.
How sweet. God bless them.
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