Heart surgery helps girls

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Doctors at St. Francis Hospital have used a new type of heart surgery to improve the lives of two girls. Katya Lebedeva, 15, and Anastasia Bakhtiarova, 10, had holes in their hearts, but doctors at the Roslyn hospital closed them with the innovative procedure. Videojournalist: Jim Staubitser (Oct. 4, 2013)

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