Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. Films chiefly depict surgical procedures to implant artificial aortic and mitral valves in patients with cardiac conditions such as ventricular septal defect. Most of the films consist of close-up images of Dr. Morrow's hands and arms and the patient's opened chest, though some show Dr. Morrow speaking.
Michael Ellis DeBakey made significant contributions to cardiovascular medicine throughout his long career at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Personal material, correspondence, administrative and medical records, writings, conference and awards files, subject files, photographs, audiovisual media, and artifacts gathered from DeBakey's home document his personal life and career as a surgeon, inventor, and medical statesman.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. They depict Dr. Nina Starr Braunwald performing heart surgeries, chiefly the experimental implantation of artificial heart valves of her own design and fabrication.