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MEDIA ADVISORY
August 17, 2001
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Linda McGinity Jackson,
502-587-4603
Kathy Keadle,
502-852-7504

Artificial Heart Physicians Plan News Briefing

(LOUISVILLE, KY) The University of Louisville surgeons who implanted the world's first self-contained artificial heart at Jewish Hospital on July 2 announced today that they will hold a news briefing on Tuesday, August 21, 2001, tentatively scheduled for 2:00 pm EST.

Drs. Laman Gray and Robert Dowling will update members of the media and accept questions. Complete information including planned agenda, satellite downlink coordinates and call-in number will be available by 2:00 pm EST Monday, August 20 at www.heartpioneers.com and PR Newswire. Members of the media may call 502-561-5447 on Monday, August 20 with questions.

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