Open heart surgery patient Pamela Schmidt, her parents, and Dr. C. Walton Lillehei at the press conference held to announce the controlled cross circulation technique

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Title

Open heart surgery patient Pamela Schmidt, her parents, and Dr. C. Walton Lillehei at the press conference held to announce the controlled cross circulation technique

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

At the request of the Chair of the Department of Surgery, Owen Wangensteen, William T. Harris, Jr. of the University News Service organized a press conference at the auditorium of the Variety Heart Club Hospital on Friday, April 30, 1954 to report the results of the first three controlled cross circulation open heart surgery operations at the University of Minnesota. C. Walton Lillehei and his surgical team described the technique to members of the print, radio, and television press, and Pamela Schmidt, a patient recovering from the operation, along with her parents, were introduced to the media.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Controlled Cross Circulation Scrapbook, 1954-1956," Box 145, University Relations records, uarc0875, University of Minnesota Archives.

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

30-Apr-54

Rights

Use of this image is governed by U.S. and international copyright laws. Image is property of the University of Minnesota. Please contact the University of Minnesota Archives for permission to publish this image. http://special.lib.umn.edu/uarch

Format

Print Photograph

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0035

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

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Original Format

Print Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Citation

University of Minnesota, “Open heart surgery patient Pamela Schmidt, her parents, and Dr. C. Walton Lillehei at the press conference held to announce the controlled cross circulation technique,” Gallery, accessed January 27, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/3019.