ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 27, 1981
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(Studio) 1st successful prenatal operation on fetus reported.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(San Francisco, California) University of California medical center physician Dr. Michael Harrison reported successfully operating on Michael Skinner 2 1/2 mos. before he was born; details of the situation faced by Michael, born to Rosa Skinner, outlined. Films, diagrams shown. [HARRISON - describes procedure.] Potential for ultrasound diagnosis of prenatal difficulties noted.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer (KGO film/tape)
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