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LifeLine (Early Surgery) #718939

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 05, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Boston: Ian Smith) Research findings on joint replacement surgery for arthritis sufferers examined; details compared of the old & the new time for surgery. [Arthritis patient Margaret MAHRHUL‡- talks about her pain.] [Brigham & Women's Hospital Dr. Jeffrey KATZ†- comments on the patients.] [Knee replacement patient Karen HUGHES - praises having the joint surgery.] [Brigham & Women's Hospital Dr. Thomas THORNHILL†- says the replacement joints are not recommended for those engaged in heavy activities.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Smith, Ian

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