Aneurysm of Ascending Aorta and Arch With Aortic Regurgitation: Prosthetic Replacement of the Aortic Valve and Aortic Arch
- circa 1966
Demonstration circa 1966 of surgical replacement of aortic valve and aortic arch. A Dacron patch and Smeloff-Cutter valve prosthesis are implanted and a disposable bubble oxygenator is used. The film also summarizes surgical techniques, prostheses, and patient outcomes for similar surgeries. Film has voice over narration by Don Macon and illustrations by Herb Smith, Kathleen Norris, and Robin Hanson.