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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, prostheses and implants, pacemaker, artificial, prosthesis implantation, Heart--Surgery, Cardiac pacemakers, Houston (TX), Texas Medical Center, David A. Ott, Paul C. Gillette, Chris Trevis, Thomas A. O'Lenick, James DeLeon, Peter Traylor, Paul Eide, Medtronic, 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)


Promotional video from 1982 for Medtronic epicardial leads. Demonstrates implantation of Medtronic pacemaker in two patients, including one pediatric patient. Film has voice over and illustrations. See more at Texas Heart Institute Film Collection and its finding aid.