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A Closer Look (Alternate Hearts) #804029

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 25, 2005
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(Studio: Terry Moran) A closer look at the use of lower quality hearts for transplants introduced.

(Washington: Laura Marquez) The "alternate heart" for older transplant recipients featured; details given of the medical problems with these non-traditional hearts. [Heart transplant recipient Morris SHULMAN - talks quality of life.] [New York-Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Donna MANCINI†, UCLA Medical Center Dr. Hillel LAKS†- state the case for alternate hearts.] [Heart patient Dan RAMIREZ - talks heart options.]

(Studio: Terry Moran) The average waiting time for a heart transplant noted.

Reporter(s):
Moran, Terry;
Marquez, Laura
Duration:
00:02:30

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