13 Aug 2013

Teenager Denied Heart Transplant Because Of 'History Of Non-Compliance'

A US teenager with less than six months to live has been denied a life-saving heart transplant because of low grades and previous trouble with police, his family have said.


Fifteen-year-old Anthony Stokes has been told by doctors he does not qualify for a new organ due to a "history of non-compliance",broadcaster WSBTV reported. His mother, Melencia Hamilton, says the procedure is the only thing that will cure his enlarged heart condition.

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