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Hurricane Katrina / State of Emergency / Organ Donation #803305

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 16, 2005
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The impact of Hurricane Katrina on organ donations examined; details given of the case of toddler Dennis Estroso††, who needs a third liver transplant, but the hospitals in New Orleans are shut down. [University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital Dr. Steve BYNON†- comments on the surgery.] [Mother Angel ESTROSO†- talks about having to start over at another hospital.] [Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency Chris McCRORY†- cites the drop in organ donations since Katrina; notes how the New Orleans transplant patients felt lost.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay

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