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Medicine / Conjoined Twins Operation #707544

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 2002
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The condition of the Guatemalan twins who underwent surgery to separate them updated; details given about surgery to separate twins joined at the head; computer graphic shown; scenes shown of the twins and their parents. [Lead neurologist Dr. Jorge LAZAREFF†- says we are hopeful.] [Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian Dr. R. Peter ALTMAN†- comments on this type of surgery.] [UCLA Medical Center Dr. Henry KAWAMOTO†- says it’s a challenge to bring two normal kids out of the operation.]

Kaledin, Elizabeth;
Pelley, Scott

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