Tiny baby with rare disease given hope as he receives new liver just days after first transplant failed

MIRROR UK | Paul Byrne

Six-month-old Connor McCue was in desperate need of a donor after being born with a disease which causes liver damage

Connor McCue has a childhood disease which causes liver damage
A tiny baby fighting for his life with liver failure has been given new hope after an organ transplant.

Six-month-old Connor McCue was in desperate need of a donor after being born with Biliary Atresia - a rare childhood disease which causes liver damage.

Last week the brave little boy did receive a new liver but it quickly became apparent that something was not right and it failed.

Connor was immediately put on the “urgent” list and after a false alarm on Monday, a second donor organ became available on Wednesday.

As his parents sat anxiously waiting for news of the operation, they backed the Mirror’s campaign for all adults to become organ donors.

His dad Paul said: “If it was not for organ donation, my son wouldn’t be here. It is as simple as that.” Continue reading


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