Season 1 | Episode 8 | Aired 05/15/05
Izzie discovers that the psychic has an embolism that could pop and kill him. He needs surgery immediately. The psychic is worried it could take away his gift. Izzie isn't sympathetic. Her mother blew Izzie's entire college savings on pychics, hence their non-existent relationship today.
Burke admits to Cristina that he's unsure of what to do about the bovine transplant. The family wants it, but he's never done one before. She rolls her eyes and says, "Your problem has a solution. Some don't."
Alex shows he’s passionate about helping the girl and Burke asks him to assist with the bovine valve transplant which they do with another surgeon via satellite. Pretty cool.
Cristina's patient has to make a heartbreaking decision because the baby won’t survive the cancer treatments. It’s her life or her baby’s life. Cristina just doesn’t get it when her patient goes against her advice and chooses to have the baby. But we can tell she’s really affected by this experience. We wonder what she’ll do.