Author Biographical Info

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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Publication Date(s)

circa 1974




Cardiology, thoracic surgery, pediatrics, tetralogy of fallot, heart defects, congenital, sutures, anastomosis, surgical, cardiopulmonary bypass, polyethylene terephthalates, Blalock-Taussig Procedure, palliative care, Heart--Surgery, Children--Surgery, Oxygenators, Tetralogy of Fallot, Dacron, Congenital heart disease, Heart--abnormalities, Palliative treatment, Houston (TX), Texas Medical Center, A-V Corporation (Houston, TX), Denton A. Cooley (1920-2016), Grady L. Hallman, Robert D. Bloodwell, Joachim Zwer, Victor Durant, Barry Baker, Robin Hanson, Paulette Wells, Herb Smith, Don Macon, film (material by form) » 16mm (photographic film size), motion pictures (visual works), audiovisual materials, motion pictures (visual works) » sound films, motion pictures (visual works) » color films (visual works)


Demonstration circa 1974 of surgical management of tetralogy of fallot in multiple pediatric patients. Palliative surgeries as well as later, total correction are demonstrated. A disposable bubble oxygenator is used. Film has voice over narration by Don Macon and illustrations by Barry Baker, Robin Hanson, Paulette Wells, and Herb Smith. See more at Texas Heart Institute Film Collection and its finding aid.