Femoral Hernia in the Female, 1949
Scope and Contents
Warning: graphic surgical content of human torso.
A silent color film in which Raymond McNealy, MD and unnamed assistants demonstrate surgery of a femoral hernia, first on a female patient with intertitle cards describing each step, then repeated on a male patient without intertitle cards. Incision technique, locating and dissection of the hernia sac, and suture of incision are demonstrated.
Passed by the Committee on Medical Motion Pictures of the American College of Surgeons, 1949.
Arranged by Raymond W. McNealy, MD, FACS, FICS, Chief Surgeon Wesley Memorial Hospital, President of Staff Cook County Hospital, Professor of Surgery Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Surgery Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Produced by Mervin W. LaRue, Inc.
- LaRue, Mervin W., 1892-1973 (Film producer, Person)
- McNealy, Raymond W. (Raymond William), 1886-1958 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Restrictions on use.
1 Reels : 16:28 minutes, color, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 435 ft.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Immediate Source of Acquisition
See accession 2018-18-001.
The digitization of this film was supported by a generous donation from Roderick McNealy, son of Raymond McNealy, MD.
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