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-- services secretary Kathleen civilians saying she will not intervene.
In the plight of a dying girl in need of a lung transplant -- ten years old.
Much of the -- of some Republican lawmakers here's a tense exchange.
Between the secretary and a congressman.
Who was also we've -- this.
Members as mother and a grandmother I can't imagine anything more agonizing than what that.
-- -- are going through a -- -- -- -- and mother of Sarah about this case.
What I've also done is look very carefully at.
This history of the rules around.
Lung transplant without work.
-- -- -- secretary it is it's an act of items -- -- reclaim my time it's simply takes your signature it's simply take your signature a study I know you have have ordered and I appreciate that but a study we'll take.
Over a year this young lady will be dead.
Manny Alvarez is on hold back he has some heated criticism in his column at foxnews.com.
The Fox News medically -- which we announced -- good morning to you -- better.
She says I can't imagine anything worse than one individual getting to pick who lives and who doubt -- -- -- your business.
-- -- says.
With all due respect -- -- madam secretary get out of Washington go to that hospital look at that little child in the eyes and -- know.
That's exactly what you -- when you hiding behind bureaucratic rules that you know perfectly well you can change in this case.
This film -- chance to live.
She has three or four weeks left every doctor has said that the doctors were taking care of -- of the child is say look the only thing just asking for is to get on the regular list the adult list she wants to have a chance.
To be with the other individuals that are waiting for loans so that she could have a better chance of finding an organ.
She's not asking for anything else more than that -- back in 2005.
Rules were different it was about you know the time that that you were waiting for -- -- this little girl has been waiting since when he eleven.
For a transplant now he we are -- thirteen her time as his is his passing on very quickly.
And this is something that secretary Sebelius should at least look at it with more details just don't hide behind the bureaucratic -- -- down to the hospital -- to the doctors.
Got -- okay so she can you can she changed the -- to army isn't the easiest congressman price says that you know just one signature can change listen the FDA changes the rules all the time when they want to allocate certain medications were certain previously couldn't do that.
They could ask for -- -- special dispensation they can change a lot of things.
-- and and to me.
This whole thing look the transplant world has to change.
-- -- -- -- Bob there have been I mean just last night a look at some studies looking at adult kidney transplantation and children they work perfectly well I know lungs are a little bit different.
But they can -- a partial transplant.
So they know that that -- the surgical community is not up in arms and say you know what she's right she's right everybody's being very quiet why -- a medical community quiet because they know perfectly well.
That this is something that should be consider.
It in a proper way rather than hide behind a bureaucratic.
Who all statement from the famine moments ago we cannot accept that secretaries -- believes is willing to let her child and others die.
While waiting for bureaucratic changes that might take years of Florida -- all the setup for reasons doctrine is this is your field now.
The -- so the -- said a child under the age of twelve cannot be on the transplant list yet because through medical.
Procedures in the past it is proven that some of these organs do not take is that.
-- true statement on its face was.
One point in time I don't think it's true any more because things have changed dramatically not argue we're not talking about a four year old child.
We don't about a ten you'll -- and the more -- logical differences between the ten.
And a twelve year old are not that great you know and it's nothing happens and -- you know if she can dramatically changes at the end at the age of twelve so they just -- that that and that age.
Now from the point of view of pediatric donations.
That the children don't have a lot of available organs for transplant they just don't adults do.
You know right now you have about 17100 people waiting for before lung transplant patients among them 31 children in this country right now.
There are over 200 cases done yearly.
Com so we don't know how.
Have enough organs in the pediatric side so therefore.
You have to begin to amend the bunch of -- what I -- and what the family is saying his putter on the adult list.
And give her a chance give this girl a chance.
Go to Washington go to Washington noise and -- just talking about this I mean you could get somebody from the private sector to come forward what life right now FaceBook got a movement we have an -- -- -- help dot com.
-- private donation direct donation it will bypass the rules on a lot of folks America -- -- America is in an uproar over this case.
-- hand and something has to be done leadership in Washington has to change and you have to you don't she's in charge of health.
-- is an individual's many times at the moment is it tweaks here is it months for this and well according to her doctors this week's.
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