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November 12, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stormie Jones, the freckle-faced Texas girl who loved scary films and Gothic novels and who was only 6 when she received the world's first simultaneous heart-liver transplant, died Sunday. She was 13. She died at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., where she had been flown from her home in the Ft. Worth suburb of White Settlement late Saturday after complaining of flu-like symptoms. Her mother, Lois, accompanied her.
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November 18, 1990 | From Associated Press
Stormie Jones, the world's first heart-liver transplant recipient, was eulogized Saturday as a gallant, courageous youngster who strived to live a normal life. The 13-year-old girl who battled organ rejection, hepatitis and medical complications before her body rejected her transplanted heart last Sunday was laid to rest in a cemetery in this Ft. Worth suburb.
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February 22, 1990 | Associated Press
Doctors for 12-year-old Stormie Jones, the world's first recipient of a heart-liver transplant, spent much of Wednesday trying to stop internal bleeding that began shortly after her second liver transplant. Doctors at Children's Hospital suspected internal bleeding when the girl's blood pressure began dropping Tuesday night, seven hours after her transplant surgery ended. She had regained consciousness and was listed in critical condition. Doctors decided Feb.
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November 17, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sudden heart rejection caused the death this week of 13-year-old Stormie Jones six years after she became the world's first heart-liver transplant recipient, doctors said. The autopsy results surprised Stormie's doctors at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., who said that heart rejection was rare so many years after a transplant. The girl needed the transplant because a rare genetic disorder prevented her body from processing cholesterol.
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July 8, 1990 | United Press International
Stormie Jones, the world's first heart-liver transplant recipient, Saturday was released from Children's Hospital after adjustments in medication following "a mild episode of rejection," a spokeswoman said. Stormie, 13, of White Settlement, Tex., was admitted to the hospital Thursday for observation and tests.
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November 17, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sudden heart rejection caused the death this week of 13-year-old Stormie Jones six years after she became the world's first heart-liver transplant recipient, doctors said. The autopsy results surprised Stormie's doctors at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., who said that heart rejection was rare so many years after a transplant. The girl needed the transplant because a rare genetic disorder prevented her body from processing cholesterol.
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May 22, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Stormie Jones, the 12-year-old Texas girl who was the world's first heart-and-liver transplant patient, has suffered only a minor setback and will not need a third liver, physicians at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., said. Dr. Robert Gordon said the child, hospitalized over the weekend, was suffering from mild rejection symptoms that can be treated by increasing the dosage of an experimental drug. "It's a mild episode of rejection," he said, of the replacement liver Jones received Feb.
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May 20, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Doctors suspect Stormie Jones, the world's first recipient of a heart-liver transplant, is rejecting a second transplanted liver she received Feb. 20, a family friend said. Stormie, 12, was scheduled to leave her home near Ft. Worth today for Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh after her liver enzyme count shot to dangerously high levels. Stormie's condition has been constantly monitored since she became the world's first heart-liver transplant patient on Feb. 14, 1984.
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February 10, 1985 | CONNIE STEWART
--Last Valentine's Day, Stormie Jones got a new heart. Doctors threw in a liver as well, making her the first transplant recipient to receive both organs. Today, Stormie scrambles around the monkey bars like an ordinary 7-year-old. "She does everything now," says her mother, Lois Jones. "She scares me." Stormie lives in Dallas with her mother and 10-year-old sister, Misty.
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November 18, 1990 | From Associated Press
Stormie Jones, the world's first heart-liver transplant recipient, was eulogized Saturday as a gallant, courageous youngster who strived to live a normal life. The 13-year-old girl who battled organ rejection, hepatitis and medical complications before her body rejected her transplanted heart last Sunday was laid to rest in a cemetery in this Ft. Worth suburb.
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November 12, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stormie Jones, the freckle-faced Texas girl who loved scary films and Gothic novels and who was only 6 when she received the world's first simultaneous heart-liver transplant, died Sunday. She was 13. She died at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., where she had been flown from her home in the Ft. Worth suburb of White Settlement late Saturday after complaining of flu-like symptoms. Her mother, Lois, accompanied her.
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July 8, 1990 | United Press International
Stormie Jones, the world's first heart-liver transplant recipient, Saturday was released from Children's Hospital after adjustments in medication following "a mild episode of rejection," a spokeswoman said. Stormie, 13, of White Settlement, Tex., was admitted to the hospital Thursday for observation and tests.
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May 22, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Stormie Jones, the 12-year-old Texas girl who was the world's first heart-and-liver transplant patient, has suffered only a minor setback and will not need a third liver, physicians at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., said. Dr. Robert Gordon said the child, hospitalized over the weekend, was suffering from mild rejection symptoms that can be treated by increasing the dosage of an experimental drug. "It's a mild episode of rejection," he said, of the replacement liver Jones received Feb.
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May 20, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Doctors suspect Stormie Jones, the world's first recipient of a heart-liver transplant, is rejecting a second transplanted liver she received Feb. 20, a family friend said. Stormie, 12, was scheduled to leave her home near Ft. Worth today for Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh after her liver enzyme count shot to dangerously high levels. Stormie's condition has been constantly monitored since she became the world's first heart-liver transplant patient on Feb. 14, 1984.
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February 22, 1990 | Associated Press
Doctors for 12-year-old Stormie Jones, the world's first recipient of a heart-liver transplant, spent much of Wednesday trying to stop internal bleeding that began shortly after her second liver transplant. Doctors at Children's Hospital suspected internal bleeding when the girl's blood pressure began dropping Tuesday night, seven hours after her transplant surgery ended. She had regained consciousness and was listed in critical condition. Doctors decided Feb.
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February 10, 1985 | CONNIE STEWART
--Last Valentine's Day, Stormie Jones got a new heart. Doctors threw in a liver as well, making her the first transplant recipient to receive both organs. Today, Stormie scrambles around the monkey bars like an ordinary 7-year-old. "She does everything now," says her mother, Lois Jones. "She scares me." Stormie lives in Dallas with her mother and 10-year-old sister, Misty.
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December 4, 1989 | From Associated Press
A 26-year-old woman underwent what doctors said was the world's first heart-liver-kidney transplant Sunday. Cindy Martin of Archbald was listed in critical condition Sunday night, considered normal after a transplant operation, said Lisa Rossi, a spokeswoman for University-Presbyterian Hospital. The operation began at 7:35 p.m. Saturday and ended at 5 p.m. Sunday, Rossi said.
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November 9, 1988 | Associated Press
Eleven-year-old Stormie Jones, the world's only survivor of a heart-liver transplant operation, underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a blockage in a bile duct, hospital officials said. Doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh said the five-hour operation went well.
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