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Health Report (Heart Procedure: Chelation) #169751

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) The experimental therapy called chelation that unblocks clogged arteries examined; details given of how the therapy removes calcium deposits and why insurance companies will not pay for the procedure. [Heart attack patient Allen HAIG - outlines the changes afterwards.] [Internist Dr. Richard ASH, Mayo Medical Center Dr. Morie GERTZ - comment on the treatment.] [Cardiologist Dr. Patrick FRATTELEONE - talks about Haig's case after chelation.] Doctors' call for a clinical trial for chelation therapy noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News e-mail address given.

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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