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Medicine: Paralyzed Accident Victims #588716

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 21, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Robert Bazell) Hi-tech computer help for paralyzed accidents victims examined; illustrative scenes shown of a system that allows the paralyzed to stand and/or walk. [Auto accident victim Holly KESTER - talks about functional electrical stimulation (FES) treatment, which allows her to stand up.] [Case Western Reserve University Dr. E. Byron MARSOLAIS - explains the "disconnection" of the nervous system.] [Quadriplegic Lee HARRIS - says he has more independence.] [Veterans Administration radiologist Ronald LU - says his goal was to walk.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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