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Infant’s double-lung transplant successful at Texas Children’s Hospital [Video]

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HOUSTONIn a heartwarming update to a story FOX 26 shared exclusively in March, Kylie Overfield, a seven-month-old baby from Virginia, has undergone a successful double-lung transplant at Texas Children’s Hospital. The procedure is rare and challenging for an infant of her size.

Kylie’s journey began with a diagnosis of Surfactant B Deficiency, a syndrome leading to respiratory failure, affecting only 1 in a million newborns worldwide. Without a lung transplant, babies with the condition do not survive more than a few months. Kylie was flown from Virginia to Texas Children’s in January in hopes of finding a donor and receiving the transplant.

Dr. David Moreno-McNeill, a Pediatric Pulmonologist at Texas Children’s, emphasized the complexity of Kylie’s case due to her size. He noted that such procedures are rare, with only about 30 performed in the country this year. Thankfully for Kylie, the hospital led the nation in performing the most pediatric …

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