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CBS News in Focus (Matters of the Heart: Valves) Part I #859473

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Mayo Clinic statistics on heart valve disease cited.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) An experimental procedure that repairs the valve without open-heart surgery featured; statistics on mitral heart valve surgery cited; diagrams shown. [Mother and daughter Marylin and Barletta HANSEN††– comment on their heart valve problems and treatments.] [New York Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Bill GRAY†- explains how a tiny clip closes the valve.] [Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dr. Saibal KAR†- cites the benefits of the procedure.] The new procedure discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.

Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon

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