Two sisters get lung transplants from same donor at Houston Methodist Hospital

January 22, 2014 4:03:37 AM PST
Two sisters have received lung transplants from the same donor.

Seventy-one-year-old Irma Myers-Santana and her younger sister, 69-year-old Anna Williamson, each received one lung from the same donor, in what doctors at Houston Methodist Hospital say is a first for their facility.

For months, the sisters had argued over which of them was in most urgent need of a transplant and should go first.

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