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Eye on America (CryoLife Investigation) #708943

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 27, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Vince Gonzales) The government’s decision not to recall human heart valves processed by CryoLife, Inc., which had its orthopedic tissue recalled by the FDA for contamination, featured; details given about infections associated with CryoLife heart valves and CryoLife’s response. [Heart valve recipient and wife Ken and Pam ALESESCU††- comment on his defective heart valve and his deteriorating condition.] [CDC Dan JERNIGAN††- says heart valves are needed by patients and CryoLife has a large part of the market.]

Note: Local weather bulletin on screen.

Roberts, John;
Gonzales, Vince

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