For paper delivered by Manly Stallworth for Smithy, ""Figure 2 - This figure and the next four figures show the steps of partial mitral Valvulotomy through a transventricular approach. The insert above shows the skin incision. The pleural cavity is entered through the fourth or fifth rib bed depending on the size of the heart. A segment of the costal cartilage above and below the resected rib is removed.""
Picture of valvulotome with a mm ruler showing size, ""Figure 1 - The valvulotome was used on all the cases presented. It contains two serrated cutting surfaces one of which telescopes into the other.""
Picture of valvulotome and heart showing where to make the incision, items identified, ""l. auricular appendage, L. coronary vessel, L. Phrenic n., V. ventricle, Pericardium, Totaling heart to fight by traction on pericardium, Pieura, incision in heart, R. vent., Valvulotome, open, closed"", drawing signed by L. Schlosoberg
Photo of sketch of valvulotome during surgery, identifications on sketch, ""picture of Valvulotome being directed toward mitral orifice"", ""Scarred anterior and posterior mitral leaflets resulting in small orifice"", ""Stenotic mitral orifice viewed from above"", signed by Schlossberg
X-ray showing ribcage area, stamped on back ""The Journal of Thoracic Surgery"", ""Fig 9, Case III after nine months of conservative treatment. Fixation of diaphragm and limitation of excursion of right lung are marked H. G. Smithy""
X-ray showing rib cage area, stamped on back ""The Journal of Thoracic Surgery"", ""Fig 5, Case II six weeks after exploratory thoracotomy with closure. Pleural fibrosis hinders expansion of left lung. H. G. Smithy""