PBS NewsHour

Who Gets to Top of Transplant List and Why?

Clip: 03/26/2012 | 7m 15s

Former Vice President Dick Cheney's heart transplant this weekend raised new questions about how the organ transplant waiting list system operates. Margaret Warner and the University of Chicago's Dr. Allen Anderson discuss how the system operates and why people with cardiovascular disease are living longer nowadays.

Aired: 03/26/12

Rating: NR

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