California family wins battle over 'brain dead' teen but experts say challenges remain

  • by: LISA LEFF , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 7, 2014 - 8:40 AM

SAN FRANCISCO — The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has achieved its goal of moving the girl to a new facility for long-term care, but medical experts say the ventilator she's on will not work indefinitely.

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