CHICAGO — A 7-year-old girl who made a nationally broadcast appeal for organ donations was described as in stable condition after liver transplant surgery.
Christina Ann Wilson of Henrietta, N. Y., received a donor liver in an operation that began late Sunday and ended Monday morning, said Nancy Seeger at the University of Chicago's Wyler Children's Hospital.
"She's critical but stable, the usual condition for patients of this surgery," said Seeger. She added that the girl would remain in the hospital for about a month.
Girl Had Weeks to Live
"It saved her life," Seeger said of the operation. "She probably had two to four weeks she could have sustained without getting a transplant."