The DeBakey Debacle
The Gray Lady ran a Christmas Day feature on pioneer heart surgeonDr. Michael E. DeBakey
. It's a compelling yarn, detailing the decision to operate though the98-year-old
Houstonian signed ano-surgery form
, wifey Katrin's late-night plea before the hospital's ethics committee and the reaction of anesthesiologists (scared shitless) to potentially offing the old master. TheTimes
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couldn't get an exact figure on hospital costs. Only that they exceeded a mil. And that DeBakey wasn't charged.
No sense giving the guy a heart attack so soon after saving him. - Todd Spivak
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