Surgical Treatment of Ventricular Septal Defects: Technique & Results in 292 Cases

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Surgical Treatment of Ventricular Septal Defects: Technique & Results in 292 Cases


  • 1961 (Creation)


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Summary from 1961 of techniques used in surgical treatment of ventricular septal defects, including demonstration of pediatric surgery. Two treatment techniques are demonstrated: suture and Dacron patch graft prothesis. A pump oxygenator is used. Film has voice over by Don Macon and illustrations by Barbara Tuttle.

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Restricted. This film has been edited to protect the privacy of the patient. Contact the McGovern Historical Center to access the unedited film in the Reading Room.

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Creative Commons License 4.0, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs. Images are to be used for educational purposes only, and are not to be reproduced without permission from The TMC Library, McGovern Historical Center, 1133 John Freeman Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030,, 713-799-7899

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IC043 Texas Heart Institute Film Collection, AVF.IC043.116

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