Little Bella’s Lung Transplant Story


Meet Bella.

As you’ll see in this Texas Children’s Hospital video from 2016, Bella is a lively and bubbly 4-year-old who also happens to have had a double lung transplant.

MORE: How pulmonary hypertension in newborns might be detected earlier using echocardiography

Bella was diagnosed with a rare genetic lung disease at just 2 months old and underwent a double lung transplant at 6 months old. She has gone from being critically ill to leading a normal life: running, jumping, attending pre-school and charming everyone she meets.

MORE: What you need to know about pediatric pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 1 / 5. Vote count: 1

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

As you found this post useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *