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Girl dying from botched surgery gets second transplant

...doctors - against all odds - located another set of organs. Surgeons rushed to transplant the new heart and lungs into Jesica Santillan, whose relatives had feared she would be dead by the weekend. She was in critical condition after the four-hour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/21/tec_376435.shtml
XXX Technology
Across the southeast

...in Bahrain said in a statement. Duke announces fund in teenager's memory DURHAM, N.C. -Three months after Jesica Santillan's botched heart-lung transplant, Duke University Hospital announced a $4 million fund in her memory Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/09/met_372139.shtml
Metro
Across the southeast

...transplanted organs of the wrong blood type into Jesica Santillan's body is widely described as a gifted, caring...Jaggers, 39, said in a written statement after Jesica Santillan's death Saturday that he was "devastated" and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/24/met_376673.shtml
Metro
Brain transplant needed

Too little, too late, our hearts go out to the family of Jesica Santillan. The death of the beautiful 17-year-old girl is an unbridled tragedy - made more so by the fact that merely checking blood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/25/edi_376802.shtml
Editorials
Americans should come first in the U.S.

We are all saddened by the death of poor little Jesica Santillan, who was stupidly given heart and lung transplants with organs of the wrong blood type. And, even though the Santillans are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/12/let_368732.shtml
Letters
Become an organ donor; you may save somebody's life

I have been distressed, as have many others, by the tragic death of Jesica Santillan, who received a heart and lung of the wrong blood type. Since her death, nearly everything I have read or heard has focused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/28/let_377175.shtml
Letters
Author of transplant editorial heartless

...me, an American 100 percent, that anyone could be so heartless while trying to sound sincere about the loss of Jesica Santillan. Everyone is certainly entitled to his or her opinions. However, racist and ignorant opinions such as those expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/15/let_369064.shtml
Letters
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