Two-year-old Isiah Wright, of Berwyn, Ill., who has spent his entire life in the hospital, goes home for the holidays, 10 months after a pioneering double transplant operation at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago.
These are RGB (JPEG) images from a Dec. 7 news conference at the Medical Center.
Isiah_and_Mom -- Isiah is the first child in the United States to undergo a successful living-donor liver and small bowel transplant from the same donor. His mother, Vanessa Munoz, donated a segment of her liver and a segment of her small bowel in sequential surgeries. [Photo credit: Roberta Dupuis-Devlin/UIC]
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