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Porta-caval shunting in the rat.

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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. This is narrated throughout, although the audio is an unmixed master recording with clicks and pops.


Cardiff : College of Medicine, 1979.

Physical description

1 videocassette (DIGIBETA) (19:51 mins) : sound, color, PAL
1 DVD (19:51 mins) : sound, color, PAL.


The audio was overlaid at a later date from a magnetic sound track onto the digibeta master.
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.

Copyright note

Cardiff University



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