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A Closer Look (Miracle Surgery) #888570

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 25, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A breakthrough cancer surgery for a 64-year-old woman introduced.

(Miami: Jeffrey Kofman) The miracle surgery for an "inoperable" tumor in the abdomen reviewed; scenes shown from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. [Patient Brooke ZEPP@- comments on her medical problem.] [Lead surgeon Dr. Thomas KATO@, University of Miami transplant inst. Dr. Andreas TZAKIS@- comment on the difficult surgery.] Virtual view of the operation shown.

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Boston: Tim Johnson) The outcome & the implications for this amazing technical feat discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Kofman, Jeffrey;
Johnson, Tim

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