Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiovascular disease, Photograph collections
The Texas Heart Institute Film Collection contains 277 reels of 16mm film and 86 videotapes. It consists of final distributed films as well as work prints, camera original footage, and other production elements. Video tapes of film transfers can also be found in the collection The majority of films were produced within the Texas Medical Center. This collection contains films related to heart surgery at the Texas Medical Center, primarily during the 1960s and 1970s. Films are typically instructional with brief surgical and case histories at the beginning. The films follow the surgery step-by-step with voice over narration and diagrams inserted to illustrate the process and techniques used. There is a brief follow-up at the end, sometimes including statistical information on patient outcomes for similar surgeries. Sixty-eight films have been digitized and are available for research access. See more at https://archives.library.tmc.edu/ic-043.
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Recommended CitationCitation Information:Texas Heart Institute, "IC 043 Guide to Texas Heart Institute Film Collection" (1953).
DigitalCommons@TMC, Finding Aids, Institutional Finding Aids. Paper 13.