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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.
- Moran, Terry;
- Marquez, Laura
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