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-- the ten year old little girl who is in desperate need avenue -- has taken a turn.
For the worse over the last 24 hours -- we feel like things are getting a little bit more stable this morning.
But she has been added to the adult transplant list.
-- -- You and that a ceremony hand as she celebrated in a hospital bed when she got the news that -- had been moved on to that list she's in Philadelphia.
At the hospital there a judge ordered the secretary of health and human services to put her on the adult waiting list the judge said this.
The public interest here I think is significant.
-- -- -- -- would be a terrible tragedy.
So that's another reason didn't convert -- reason in my view why it's better exercise my.
-- -- -- To do is -- right now.
In -- after Mark Siegel is a professor at the NYU link on medical center.
And a Fox News contributor -- doctor good to see you this morning more you know they've now moved another little girl that a little boy excuse me off of this list.
And basically the word is that they it there's only twenty kids who are in his positions have you put them all on the list.
The feeling is that it's more fair treatment to everybody that they shouldn't be discriminated against because of their aides -- Think that's true you know with cystic fibrosis.
Because there's about a 150 to 200 lung transplants a year from cystic fibrosis.
That's a buildup of secretions in the long because metabolism is often you get a lot of scarring in the -- alone gets stiff.
We checked this morning with a hospital she's not yet on a respirator which is a really good thing because once she gets on a ventilator respirator.
She really is in trouble because the lungs don't stand those high pressure so she's been getting sick are -- -- getting sicker that should move her up on the list.
They tend to give priority Martha for those who are the sickest.
I think it's only fair that children be on this list when you consider a disease like cystic fibrosis which affects many organs in the body.
Gets worse as you get older so let her age she's been actually better shape than a lot of these adults and would probably do better with the transport.
That we can transplant parts of the don't want.
Yeah exactly that you know that's a very good point that you make.
And the only the only justification for having a separate list for children was that they weren't going to be compatible with the adult lines but we've proven that that's that's not true said there.
-- the reasons -- for separating them.
I think bureaucracy has to keep up with technology we have this medical technology and some of -- same doctors that are involved with making these decisions have done the studies.
That show that kids can do better now cystic fibrosis to -- Her main problems -- -- there once people are asking me what's gonna happen if she gets the transplant.
But since her main problems with a long she should do well at least initially.
Good news we HealthSouth when she gets it we are are hanging in there for her thank you very much for any other child is also parents -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- a -- -- -- -- --
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