Meet Imogen Bolton – Britain’s youngest double lung transplant recipient.
She received her new lungs when she was just five months old after she was diagnosed with the rare illness Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia (ACD).
It meant her lungs had not properly formed.
Weighing less than 10lbs, she underwent a seven-hour operation earlier this year at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Experts believe she may be the youngest child in Europe to have ever had the surgery.
Imogen Bolton was just five months old when she received her new lungs at Great Ormond Street Hospital
Imogen appeared healthy at birth but developed a respiratory infection when she was a few weeks old.
She was admitted to hospital near her home in Brighton several times with breathing problems.
At one point her condition deteriorated rapidly and she needed urgent treatment to help her breathe.
She was then…