Four-month-old Cleo Lai at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. Photo: Handout
Four-month-old Cleo Lai at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. Photo: Handout

4-month-old Hong Kong girl suffering from heart failure receives successful transplant with donated organ from mainland China, in city’s first such arrangement

  • Cleo Lai undergoes operation after National Health Commission finds heart belonging to mainland child who succumbed to severe head injury on Friday
  • Health Bureau notes importation of organ met relevant regulations, and hospital officials say arrangement involving mainland might be repeated in future

Four-month-old Cleo Lai at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. Photo: Handout
Four-month-old Cleo Lai at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. Photo: Handout
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