A five-year-old boy from Honduras, crippled by a severely burned leg, travels to the Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock for surgery in which doctors repair his withered leg and reconstruct his foot.
A profile of 9-year-old Zubaida Hasan, an Afghan girl who was disfigured in an accident with a kerosene lamp. Surgeons at the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks, Cal., work out a series of 13 procedures over a year to correct the damage.
Profiling two men who hope to walk again using battery-powered electrical stimulator implants to reactivate the mobility circuitry in their spines. Also: implications of this surgery for spinal-cord injuries.
A man diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis is faced with a single option to save his life: a living donor lung transplant. Included: the diagnosis made a year earlier at the Bethesda Medical Hospital; surgery at USC Hospital.