Illustration for Smithy and Parker, ""Figure 3 - Gelatin sponge secured over aortic wound by fat sutures."", ""reduce with fig. 1"", identified in sketch, ""Stay Sutures in Periaortic fat"", Gelatin Sponge"", Aorta""
Illustration for Article on Aortic Valvulotomy, ""Figure 2 - Trans-aortic method of Valvulotomy (A) and the various types of valvular lesions produced (B-H). Perforation (B & C) occurred in 30% of animals, laceration (D & E) in 22%, partial avulsion (F) in 15%, and extensive division (G & H) in 22 %.
For paper delivered by Manly Stallworth for Smithy, ""figure 3 - Showing the pericardium divided anteriorly and parallel to the phrenic nerve. Following infiltration of 1% procaine into a relatively avascular area of the left ventricular myocardium, a purse-string of 00 chromic catgut is placed, and an incision through the ventricular wall within the confines of the purse string suture is made. Hemorrhage is controlled with digital pressure until the valvulotome is inserted into the wound.