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Eye On America (Laparoscopic Surgery) #344906

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 18, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Edie Magnus) Risks of laparoscopic surgery featured; scenes shown of the surgery, training seminar. [Patient Adina ROCHWALD - expresses shock at her quick recovery.] [Nassau County Medical Center Dr. Hasan HASHEMI - says it's hard until you know how to do it.] [New York state health department Dr. Harvey BERNARD - notes problems with the surgery.] "Archives of Surgery" article on the matter quoted. Percentage of gallbladder operations performed with laparoscopic surgery, use of the technique in other operations noted. [Mt. Sinai Medical Center Dr. Barry SALKY - talks about push from the public for more laparoscopic surgery.] Results given of study on the safety of laparoscopic surgery; discussion held about what patients can do to lower the risks.

Magnus, Edie;
Rather, Dan

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