Porta-caval shunting in the rat.

  • Film

About this work


This procedure demonstrated on a laboratory rat with live action mixed with graphics and endoscope footage. The rat recovers and is alert and well at the end of the film.


Cardiff : School of Medicine, 1979.

Physical description

2 film reels (18 min. ea) : silent; color

Copyright note

Cardiff University


One copy going magenta and scratched at beginning, stored in Fridge B.
1 of 121 clinical cine films (1950s-80s) donated to the Wellcome Library by the former University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University in 2013. The majority of the films were created by the college as part of their teaching activities with most dating from between 1950-80. There are a few earlier examples of films from elsewhere from the 1930s which were in distribution and were collected by the university.

Creator/production credits

L. H. Blumgart, Department of Medical Illustration, Welsh National School of Medicine Cardiff.


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