Max and Megan Matthews
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First successful saviour sibling treatment for UK

21 December 2010 Last updated at 19:59 GMT

A nine-year-old girl from Norfolk has had a life-saving transplant from a so-called saviour sibling.

Megan Matthews would have died but for tissue donated by her baby brother Max.

It is the first time that the entire treatment has been successfully conducted in the UK.

Fergus Walsh reports.