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LifeLine (Weight Loss Surgery) #751857

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Cleveland: Robert Bazell) The risks of gastric bypass surgery to treat obesity examined; details given of the high demand leading to unqualified doctors performing the procedure. [Patient Diana NEJBAUER††- cites her problems following her surgery.] [University Hospitals of Cleveland Dr. Thomas STELLATO††- comments on the many surgeries done incorrectly.] [Widow Catherine BAST††- reacts to her husband’s death due to complications from the surgery.] [Malpractice lawyer Herman PRASKIER††- comments on many surgeons’ inadequate preparation.]

Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert

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