Open Heart Surgery in a Jehovah’s Witness: Repair Mitral Regurgitation

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AVF.IC043.121

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Open Heart Surgery in a Jehovah’s Witness: Repair Mitral Regurgitation

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  • 1962 (Creation)

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1 reel

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Demonstration from 1962 of surgical repair of mitral insufficiency. Patient is a Jehovah's Witness. A disposable pump oxygenator is used. Film has voice over by Don Macon and illustrations by Edmond Stephenson.

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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, mcgovern@library.tmc.edu, 713-799-7899

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  • English

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IC043 Texas Heart Institute Film Collection, AVF.IC043.121

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