NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pittsburgh: Robert Bazell) Experimental surgical procedure of cardio-myoplasty where a back muscle is used to contract the heart featured; details given; scenes and animation shown. [Congestive heart failure patient Joanne SLOAN, cardio-myoplasty patient Harold RATHMAN - comment on waiting for a transplant heart.] [Allegheny General Hospital Dr. George MAGOVERN - explains how he discovered the procedure.] Early results of FDA-approved trial of cardio-myoplasty noted. [Cardio- myoplasty patient Jerry KENDALL - says it's a miracle.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's "Daily Difference" segment previewed.
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