Editor’s Note: Tonight on AC360° Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Jason Carroll will have new details on the efforts to get new lungs for 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan.
10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan is battling cystic fibrosis and desperately needs a lung transplant. Without one doctors say she will die, possibly within weeks.
Sarah has been waiting more than 18 months for donor lungs from another child. Her parents say modified lungs from an adult donor would give her a fighting chance. This week they filed a lawsuit to get Sarah on the waiting list for adult lungs. A federal judge ruled in their favor and will allow Sarah to be on the adult waiting list for 10 days. Here’s the AC360 411 on organ transplants and cystic fibrosis:
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