June 12th, 2013
10:30 PM ET

10-year-old in ICU after lung transplant

Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis whose family fought to have young children prioritized for adult organs, received new lungs Wednesday, her family told CNN.

Her surgery took about six hours, and there were no complications resizing or transplanting the adult lungs, according to family spokeswoman Tracy Simon.

A statement said the family was elated and that the doctors say Sarah's prognosis is good.


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