CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Study reported by "New England Journal of Medicine" said finding traditional surgery for stroke victims worthless; study's results examined. [Pauline MANNING - describes her pre-stroke condition.] [National Insts. of Health spokesperson Dr. Michael WALKER - cites worthlessness of surgical procedure in preventing strokes.] Research noted indicating higher rate of strokes among patients who have had such preventative operations. [Dr. J.P. MOHR - is disappointed over findings.] Details of artery bypass surgery explained, illustrated. [Dr. James AUSMAN - cites physicians' dilemma.] [Dr. John LITTLE - fears patients benefiting from such surgery will opt not to undergo it.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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