Break through hart operations are performed at Heart Surgery Institute, Moscow.
Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR, Russian Federation).
Various shots of children who suffer from heart disease playing. MS. Young girl lying in bed before the operation. Various shots of the interior of operating theatre at the Heart Surgery Institute, Moscow. MS. The heart uncovered, it can be seen to be beating. Various shots of the operation led by Professor Kolesnikov. The body is seen to be cooled to 10 Centigrade and the uncovered heart is seen to stop beating. After the operation the beat can be seen picking up as the body temperature rises to normal. MS. & CU. The young girl playing with a ball two weeks later, pan to surgeon looking on admiringly.
Date found in the old record - 27/12/1961.