The Canadian Press

2000-01-06 | Alberta Heart Transplant Update

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A precedent-setting heart transplant at an Edmonton hospital raised questions on Jan. 4 about who should qualify for the procedure. The man who received the heart of a person in his 50's was believed to be the oldest person in Canada to undergo the procedure. Canadian Press reporter Ken Trimble said the biggest question was age.

Date: 2000-01-06
Placeline: EDMONTON, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << 79 year old Ray Nelson of Lloydminster Alberta receive the heart last month Hospital spokesman dr. Scholl's as people make questioned why the elderly man got the heart instead of a younger person but he also Wonders that barisan should discriminate against people because of their age Ghoshal says ultimately that will be up to society to decide >>