CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
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(Studio: Jon LaPook) Promising results for the Berlin Heart, an experimental device that takes over the heart’s job of pumping blood while a child waits for a transplant, featured; diagram shown; trial findings cited. [Patient Leanny Rodriguez’s mother Suany RODRIGUEZ- comments on her daughter’s condition.] [Texas Children’s Hospital Dr. Charles FRASER- says Leanny would not be with us prior to this device being available.] The difficulty for children to get a donated heart discussed.
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