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Heart Ventricles--injuries

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Cardiotomy for Removal of Bullet Embedded in Right Ventricle, 1949

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Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic footage of heart surgery.A cardiotomy is performed to remove a bullet in a patient’s right ventricle in this silent, color film. Description of the procedure is given through intertitles. A surgeon makes an incision into the patient’s chest. Once the heart is exposed, it is palpated and explored to locate the bullet. Another incision through the ventricle wall exposes the bullet, and it is extracted with forceps. Finally, the patient is sutured. ...
Dates: 1949