STK-ID 41215

Various shots of thoracoplasties performed on tubercular patients by Dr Norman Bethune, and Drs George Deshaies, Gerard Rolland and George Cousineau, showing every step, from incision to suture. Instruments featured during operations and displayed after the operations: "Iron Intern", Xysters and costotomes, were devised by Dr Bethune.


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National Film Board
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Reel 16 mm
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16mm fine grain b&w
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