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Heart Transplant #72852

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 26, 1981
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(Studio) Dutch bus driver, kept alive by artificial heart, reported recing. human heart at Texas Heart Institute in Houston today.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Houston, Texas) Transplant from Nashville, Tennessee, donor described; details of operation on Willebrordus Meuffels given. [Institute spokesperson Hazel HABY - describes transplant.] [Lab supervise Bill CHUNN - dismisses coagulation problem in Meuffels.] [Institute spokesperson Pat KILEY - notes positive signs in patient.] Possible future of artificial heart considered.
REPORTER: Mary Ellen Conway (KTRK film/tape), Artist: Priscilla Coleman

Conway, Mary Ellen;
Donaldson, Sam

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