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Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

[Ear procedure footage], circa 1950s

 Item — Box 6
Scope and Contents

A silent, color film in which various faces look straight ahead while a hand inserts an unknown instrument into subjects’ ears. Subjects do not appear in discomfort or pain. Film is dark and difficult to discern what is happening. It ends abruptly.

Dates: circa 1950s

Medical Motion Pictures

Identifier: ghsl-15

This collection consists of 44 medical motion pictures made between 1928 and 1963, most of which were created by Northwestern University Medical School faculty members. The films depict medical procedures, conditions, processes, and research across 10 health science fields.

Dates: 1928-1963

Stapes Mobilization; Foot Plate Visualization Method (Revised), 1956

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic surgical footage. An endoscopic motion picture camera provides an up close view of a stapes mobilization surgery in this silent, color film. Intertitles are used to describe the procedure. The stapes, or stirrup bone, is not only the smallest bone in the human ear, but the smallest bone in the human body. The surgery is recommended as a preliminary to fenestration.By George E. Shambaugh, Jr., MD, Eugene L. Derlacki, MD, and Wiley H. Harrison,...
Dates: 1956