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Medicine on the Cutting Edge (Miracle Heart) #859038

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Charleston, South Carolina: John McKenzie) The miracle heart surgery for five-year-old Joseph Greenwood after a virus stopped his heart featured; details given of the use of a heart machine and then the Berlin Heart, designed to keep a child alive until a heart is available for transplant. [Mother Angela GREENWOOD†- says it is "dilated cardiomyopathy"; comments on Joseph's reaction to the Berlin Heart.] [Medical University of South Carolina Dr. T.Y. HSIA†- talks about the urgency.] [Joseph GREENWOOD - says they fixed him.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The question of approval of the Berlin Heart for use in the US noted.

Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John

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