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The Horace Gilbert Smithy, Jr., M.D. Papers

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Picture of Valvulotome
Picture of Valvulotome 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.""
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Picture of Valvulotome 2
Picture of Valvulotome 2 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
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Picture of Valvulotome Being Directed Toward Mitral Orifice
Picture of Valvulotome Being Directed Toward Mitral Orifice 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
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Picture of Surgical Instrument
Picture of Surgical Instrument Photo of surgical instrument used for the Valvulotomy
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Picture of Surgical Instrument 2
Picture of Surgical Instrument 2 Photo of surgical instrument used for the Valvulotomy, on back ""Fig. 5 - Smithy and Parker, Apr. 15, P. 625, front, ""Figure 5 - Beginning introduction of blade into sheath.
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Picture of Surgical Instrument 3
Picture of Surgical Instrument 3 Photo of surgical instrument, back of photo, ""Fig. 4 Smithy and Parker"", front, ""Figure 4 - The conical Sheath and barbed blade of the Valvulotomy.
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Picture of Surgical Instrument 4
Picture of Surgical Instrument 4 Photo of surgical instrument, back of photo, ""Fig 6 - Smithy and Parker"", front, ""Figure 6 - The valvulotome completely assembled.""