Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
Part of the ABC News Nightline series, which features favorite episodes from anchorman Ted Koppel's award-winning television news program, ABC News Nightline: Artificial Heart focuses on the debate surrounding the transplant of an artificial heart. In this episode, which first aired on December 2, 1982, the developer of the first-ever artificial heart debates with a medical ethicist. The professionals answer difficult questions and attempt to reach a solution.
debate, ethics, heart-transplant, inventor, technology