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A Closer Look (Plastic Surgery) #761145

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 2004
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(Studio: Terry Moran) American Society of Plastic Surgeons statistics on cosmetic surgeries cited.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The controversy over the credit financing of plastic surgery procedures examined; examples cited. [Breast implant recipient Sherry AMY‡- talks about finance charges for her body.] [Med-Direct CEO Gregory VANDEN BOSCH†, Park Avenue Aesthetic Surgery Dr. Douglas SENDEROFF†- comment on the business.] The concern that credit-based surgery will turn doctors into bankers outlined. [University of Pennsylvania bioethicist Arthur CAPLAN†- raises ethical issues.] [Plastic Surgery Associates PC Steven RINGLER†- downplays the conflict.]

Moran, Terry;
Stark, Betsy

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