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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jackie Judd) The government order for the recall of tissue from the CryoLife tissue bank following the death of Brian Lykins during knee surgery featured; details given of the CDC investigation of patient contamination traced to CryoLife. [Lykins' attorney Don KEENAN- hopes the company will clean up their act.] [FDA senior associate commissioner Dr. Murray LUMPKIN- questions CryoLife's procedure.] The lack of regulation of tissue banks noted. [American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Dr. Gary FRIEDLAENDER- defends the medical system.]
- Judd, Jackie;
- Vargas, Elizabeth
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