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Medical history for girl aged 5

20th March 2009

A five-year-old patient is thought to be the first patient in the UK to become the recipient of organs provided by her parents. 

An operation gave Jasmine Mirza 30% of her father's liver and one of her mother's kidneys, after her own organs failed. Jasmine's liver will grow as she gets older and the new kidney will mean she does not have to spend time on a dialysis machine every day.

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Article Information

Title: Medical history for girl aged 5
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 10686
Date Added: 20th Mar 2009

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