WARNING: Contains graphic footage of surgery. 9:52 minutes. The video is a demonstration of the instrument designed by Dr. Smithy, the valvulotome, and the technique for its use to repair damage to the aorta caused by rheumatic fever.
Ruff diagram could be showing surgical concept, ""Heart Surgery, Bul. N. E. Med. Center 6:49, April '44, Intracardiac Surgery, J. Thor. Surg. 12:566, Aug. '43, Ibid, J. Thor. Surg. II:656, Aug. '42, Heart Surgery, Prec Interst. Post grad. M. A. , North Amer. (1941) pp. 350+ '42
Patient notes on Roper Hospital note paper, ""Mr. Benton - Thrombophlevitis despite fem. Vein legation, relived by caudal block., Mr. Speaks - Acute thrombophlebitis after sympathectomy, Linton's editorial Phlebitis after ligation, Surgery March '46""
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""
Bibliography for article on Aortic Valvulotomy, ""Bull. N. E. Med. Center. 6:49, April '41, Gibbon, ? Jr.,: SG&O 69:603, 1939 (extracorporeal circulation), Harken, D. E. and Glidden, E. M.: Epcriments in Intracardiac Surgery. II, Intracardiac Visualization. J. Thor. Surg. 12:566, 1943, See Cumulative Index for Keith, Rockwood, after 1943
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""
X-ray showing rib cage area, stamped on back ""The Journal of Thoracic Surgery"", ""Fig. 1, Admission findings in case I. Note the well - defined pneumothorax accompanying the hemothorax H. G. Smithy""
X-ray showing rib cage area, stamped on back ""The Journal of Thoracic Surgery"", Fig. 6, Case II six months after operation showing reexpansion of left lung. Note the very slight fluid level in left base. H. G. Smithy""