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Medicine: Heart Valve #126168

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) Warning from Pfizer company that some pre-1986 Bjork-Shiley heart valves may be defective featured. [Heart valve recipient Jean THORNTON - says device was supposed to be foolproof.] FDA's prior order that recipients and their doctors be warned about the dangers recalled. [Representative Ron WYDEN - says company has dragged its feet.] [Bjork-Shiley Dr. Roger SACHS, FDA's Walter GUNDACKER - offer differing opinions on issue.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:01:50

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