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Cyclosporin-A Drug #511843

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 05, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to new drug to help in organ transplants especially of heart and liver introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Chicago, Illinois) [Laura PAGEL - talks about waiting for a liver donor for her daughter Tracy.] Tape of surgery at University of Colorado in Denver shown. Research on new anti-rejection drug Cyclosporin-A reported [Transplant surgeon Dr. Thomas E. STARZL - talks about the new drug.] [Transplant Surgeon Dr. Bruce REITZ - says new drug may help in heart transplants.] New drug said only approved for adults. [Mike PAGEL - says he does not understand why FDA (Food and Drug Administration) does not allow children to take the drug.]
REPORTER: Barry Kaufman (WMAQ-TV Reporter)

Reporter(s):
Savitch, Jessica
Duration:
00:03:20

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