Heart transplant baby dies

A baby, who was the youngest in the world to be supported by a Berlin Heart device, has died. Tiarna Middleton, from Rowlands Gill in Gateshead, was born with an extremely rare heart condition.

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Youngest baby in the world to be fitted with a Berlin heart dies in hospital

Tiarna Middleton, from Rowlands Gill, in hospital last week

Baby Tiarna Middleton, who last week became the youngest person in the world to be given a Berlin heart, has passed away at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle

The 18-day-old baby girl was awaiting a heart transplant at the hospital.

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