• Short Summary

    Actor John Wayne underwent a three hour operation Monday for replacement of a mitral valve in his heart.

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    Exterior views hospital, Surgeon Dr. Roman Desantic comments on risk factor in such an operation and post operative recovery. Son says his father and he are both fairly confident ... much more so than 14 years ago when Wayne had a lung removed.




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    Background: Actor John Wayne underwent a three hour operation Monday for replacement of a mitral valve in his heart. His condition was reported as satisfactory and both his doctor and his son gave very optimistic prognosis for full recovery.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA23TNPCUG9E92QTRUMPSP52CGY
    Media URN:
    VLVA23TNPCUG9E92QTRUMPSP52CGY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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