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, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << seventy nine year old ray Nelson of Lloydminster Alberta received the heart last month hospital spokesman Dr art and cultural says people may question why the elderly man got the heart instead of a younger person but he also wonders of medicine should discriminate against people because of the range cultural says ultimately that will be up to society to decide >>

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