Little Bella’s Lung Transplant Story

Meet Bella.

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

Read how pulmonary hypertension in newborns might be detected earlier using echocardiography.

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

Find out what you need to know about pediatric pulmonary hypertension here. 

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