Gall-Bladder Contraction and Evacuation Caused by the Hormone "Cholecystokinin", 1929
Scope and Contents
Warning: graphic content of surgical operations on research dogs.
A silent black and white film detailing gallbladder reaction to injections of cholecystokinin. Apparatus for measuring gallbladder pressure used to record pressure movements in research dogs. Diagrams and close-up photography detail use of apparatus. Three research dogs given injections and observed through photography and x-ray, all subjects show gallbladder evacuation. Human subject with pericholecystitis also shown evacuating after being given three injections at ten-minute intervals.
Arranged by A. C. Ivy with the assistance of G. E. Drewyer and J. Sacks, Northwestern University. This film was made possible by a grant from the Petrolagar Laboratories, Chicago, Illinois.
- Ivy, A. C. (Andrew Conway), 1893-1978 (Person)
- Sacks, Jacob, 1901-1978 (Person)
- Petrolagar Laboratories (Organization)
- Drewyer, Glenn Edward (Person)
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1 Reels : 15:36 minutes, black & white, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 413 ft.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Immediate Source of Acquisition
See accession record 2018-18-061.
Date was determined through research in the National Library of Medicine Audiovisuals Catalog, 1988.
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