Season 24 Episode 19

Cut to the Heart

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Apr 08, 1997 on PBS
Cut to the Heart
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NOVA investigates a medical technique performed by Brazilian doctor, Randas Batista, who allegedly discovered a way to treat enlarged heart conditions at half of the cost. Batista claims that by cutting through the heart's left ventricle, it would alleviate the risk of heart failure in many of the people who suffer from this rare condition.moreless

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