CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(San Francisco, California) Use of microsurgery to restore fertility to women examined; case of Nila Barlow and twin sister Twila Diehm cited as example [Dr. Sherman SILBER - explains approach to twins.] [BARLOW and DIEHM - recall initial idea of transplanting Barlow's tubes and ovaries to sister.] Silber and Dr. Tony Puckett's microsurgery technique described. [SILBER - recalls operation.] Implications for other infertile couples of surgical technique explained. [SILBER - anticipates large number couples having fertility restored.] [DIEHM - is encouraged by her once-sterile sister's pregnancy.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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