• Short Summary

    A Japanese researcher, Dr. Chuji Fujita, has predicted that in four or five years time?

  • Description

    1.
    LV Dr. Fujita (left wearing glasses) watches dog on operating table
    0.10

    2.
    CU PAN White artificial blood in flask PAN ALONG drip to go.
    0.26

    3.
    SV Dog on table
    0.29

    4.
    CU Dr. Fujita
    0.32

    5.
    CU Artificial blood drip
    0.38

    6.
    CU Dog breathing.
    0.43

    7.
    SV & CU Laboratory researcher checks tissues and blood samples (4 shots)
    1.09

    8.
    CU Two beagle hounds (lived on 80% artificial blood for 4 months)
    1.15

    9.
    SCU Guinea pigs (living on artificial blood) (2 shots)
    1.23

    10.
    SV & CU Rabbit (living on artificial blood)
    1.33



    Initials BB/2224 TA/MR/BB/2242



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A Japanese researcher, Dr. Chuji Fujita, has predicted that in four or five years time artificial blood will be in general use in hospitals around the world. He may be on the verge of a medical breakthrough.

    At a research laboratory in Osaka, two beagle hounds have been living on a blood composition comprising eighty per cent artificial blood and twenty per cent of their own blood. The dogs have been living normally for the last four months on this composition.

    Numerous guinea pigs and rabbits have also existed for long periods on artificial blood, and to this date no animal's death has directly been caused by the research. Their life span has been determined only by the need for autopsy examinations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6VCZDE6LKW79D98GBMDHV2ZJF
    Media URN:
    VLVA6VCZDE6LKW79D98GBMDHV2ZJF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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