CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 15, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Ottawa, Canada: Susan Spencer) Ottawa, Canada, doctors shown using "cold laser" to unclog coronary artery. [Canada's Ottawa Heart Institute Dr. Wilbert KEON - says laser great advance.] Doctors reported believing cold laser could make heart bypass surgery obsolete. Diagram shown illustrating procedure. [George Washington Hospital Dr. Alan WASSERMAN - compares current procedures to lasers.] No. of heart bypass operations performed yearly quoted. [WASSERMAN - praises laser.] Canadian doctors quoted.
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