Hui Yee and her mother’s prayers have been answered. Their wait is over. May she have a speedy recovery.
Thursday October 4, 2007
MYT 7:27:56 PM
By LOH FOON FONG
KUALA LUMPUR: Mechanical heart girl Tee Hui Yi successful underwent a heart transplant Thursday morning after an accident patient in coma died in Ipoh the day before and several of his organs were donated.
Tee, 14, was wheeled into the National Heart Institute (IJN) operating theatre at 10.45pm on Wednesday and surgery for heart donor implantation started at 1.30am, according to a statement issued by IJN.
It was understood that the patient was a 15-year-old boy.
His heart and his lungs were flown into Subang Airport from Ipoh Hospital through the Royal Malaysian Air Force mercy flight.