Surgeon and team perform operation in theatre, patient recovering afterwards.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Rumanian newsreel item.
Various good shots of surgeons and doctors around operating table in theatre. Good CUs of faces behind masks. CU Artificial breathing apparatus. CU Gauges on equipment. Various shots of the surgeon, Dr. Stelian Ivashou, performing a unique operation of a lung transplant. CU X-ray of lungs. He visits his patient whilst he is recovering in bed to see how he has progressed. MS The patient looking quite healthy, views the snowy landscape around the sanatorium. CU Snow on trees.
Note: Date on original record: 12/07/1968. Rumanian (?) commentary. Alternative spellings: Rumania / Romania.