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Located within the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and founded in 1962 by renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Denton Cooley, The Texas Heart Institute performed the first successful heart transplant and total artificial heart implant in the United States. Our physicians and surgeons remain recognized as worldwide leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of even the most complex cardiovascular conditions and The Texas Heart Institute has been ranked among the top cardiovascular centers in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years. Find out more at The Texas Heart Insitute.

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Cardiology, thoracic surgery, pediatrics, heart failure, heart defects, congenital, pulmonary artery, sutures, aorta, prostheses and implants, polyethylene, terephthalates, Heart--Surgery, Children--Surgery, Congestive heart failure, Heart--Abnormalities, Congenital heart disease, Pulmonary artery, Pulmonary artery--Abnormalities, Prosthesis, Dacron


Demonstration from 1969 of surgery to correct right pulmonary artery originating from ascending aorta in a newborn. A Dacron tube graft is used. Film has voice over narration by Don Macon and illustrations by Mario de Leon. See more at Texas Heart Institute Film Collection and its finding aid.