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A Closer Look (Organs for Sale) #878580

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) United Network for Organ Sharing statistics on Americans waiting for kidney transplants and available kidneys cited.

(Minneapolis: John McKenzie) One doctor's proposal that kidneys be sold for donations examined; hospital scenes shown; details given about the legal and ethical aspects and about his donor proposal. [Mother Kelly LAWSON†- wants a kidney for her son.] [University of Minnesota Children's Hospital Dr. Arthur MATAS†- says something dramatic is needed for those on dialysis; calls for a pilot kidney sale project.] [UCLA school of medicine Dr. Gabriel DANOVITCH†- says the needy would be most vulnerable in such a plan.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:40

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